Friday, February 20, 2009

Cucumber Salad

This is a Thai cucumber salad recipe. They are a great accompaniment for deep-fried fish or prawn cakes. The salad is sweet, sour and spicy.

Recipe adapted from Thai's Fabulous by Karnjana Leder

Cucumber Salad

(Printable Recipe)


1/2 Cup Vinegar
1/2 Cup Sugar
1 tsp Sea Salt

1 Cucumber, halved and thinly sliced
4 Shallots, thinly sliced
5 Thai Bird's Eye Chilies, chopped


Mix the dressing ingredients and bring it to a boil. Set aside to room temperature.

Place sliced cucumber, shallots and chilies in a mixing bowl. Mix the dressing over the cucumber mixture. Marinate briefly and serve with deep fried fish cakes, prawns or even fried chicken.


  1. I love those crisp and simple salads, perfect!

  2. Yum, this looks wonderful! I love cucumber salad like this, so fresh and tasty! :)