Asian Cucumber Salad Recipe
Serves: 2 people
Prep time: 4 minutes
Cook time: 1 minute
1 English cucumber, halved crosswise, quartered lengthwise, smashed, cut into ½ inch-pieces.
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
Pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon soba tsuyu soup base, replaced with regular soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 teaspoon sesame oil
First, put the cucumber in a bowl.
To make the garlic oil, in a small pan, over low heat, add the vegetable oil and garlic. Cook for about 1 minute until lightly browned. Set aside.
To seasoning the cucumber, add the salt, sugar, soba tsuyu soup base, (this is going to add more umami flavor, you can replace it with soy sauce.) rice vinegar, sesame oil, and the garlic oil. Mix together. Serve!