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Quick Pickled Cucumber Salad

Quickly pickled sliced cucumbers and red onion make a cooling side salad for lamb burgers or fried fish.

  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a large bowl, combine cucumbers, red onion, sugar, and rice vinegar. Season with salt and pepper and toss to combine.

Source
Everyday Food, July/August 2010

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Reviews (2)

  • Nicole C 16 Jul, 2013

    I make this often throughout the summer with all the cucumbers we grow in our yard. So quick, refreshing and delicious! With a mandoline it's done in under a minute. When using rice vinegar, I find I don't need to add sugar, but would add it if I swapped the rice vinegar for wine vinegar. I often add a teaspoon or so of red chili flakes for a little hit of heat. Yum.

  • DarrellG 20 Sep, 2010

    Many Thai restaurants serve a cucumber salad like this, but add either julienned red pepper or carrots (or both), I added red peppers and it really completed the salad. It was excellent, I like it with a bit more dressing so I also made a recipe and a half of the dressing. It was an easy excellent and enticing side dish. *****