Today I’d like to share with you 3 super tasty cucumber salad recipes. They are the perfect recipes for this summer! Let’s get started with Chinese Cucumber Salad with Tofu Slices, Korean Spicy Cucumber Salad, and Creamy Cucumber Salad recipes!
1. Chinese Cucumber Salad with Tofu Slices
1 English cucumber, julienned
1 cup tofu sliced
2 cups hot water
2 tbs soy sauce
1 tablespoon Chinkiang vinegar¬
1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon chili oil
1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns oil
2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
Julienne the cucumber; set aside. In a large bowl, transfer in tofu slices, and pour in the boiling water. Let it sit for 2 minutes. Drain the water and discard.
To make the sauce, in a bowl mix in soy sauce, Chinkiang vinegar, sugar, sesame oil, chili oil, and Sichuan peppercorn oil. On a plate, transfer in the tofu slices, cucumber, sauce, and cilantro. Mix and enjoy!
2. Korean Spicy Cucumber Salad Recipe
1 English cucumber, cut into thin slices
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons white rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons Korean red chili flakes
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
Slice the cucumber. On a plate, transfer in the cucumber, salt, rice vinegar, sugar, sesame oil, and Korean red chili flakes. Lightly mix everything together. Top with sesame seeds and enjoy!
3. Creamy Cucumber Salad Recipe
1/2 English cucumber
1 cup ham steak
½ cup sour cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
½ teaspoon salt
Pinch of black pepper
Slice the cucumber and apple into bite-size pieces. (Soak the apple in saltwater, so it doesn’t turn dark easily, and drain.) Slice the ham steak into cubes. In a bowl, mix in the sour cream, lemon juice, honey, salt, and black pepper. On a plate, transfer in the cucumber, apple, ham steak, and sauce. Mix everything together and enjoy!