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Asian Cucumber Salad

Asian cucumber salad is a refreshing summer side dish. Sliced cucumbers and red onions are tossed in a tangy Asian-inspired vinaigrette .
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Marinating time 2 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 68kcal
Author Lisa B.


  • 2 cups cucumber thinly sliced
  • ½ cup red onion thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon chili garlic sauce


  • Combine cucumbers and red onion in a large mixing bowl.
  • In a separate bowl combine the sugar, rice vinegar, kosher salt and chili garlic sauce.
  • Pour the dressing over the cucumbers and onions.
  • Stir until everything is coated with the dressing
  • For best results, cover the salad and allow it to marinate in the refrigerator for two hours before serving.



For the best taste and texture, Asian cucumber salad needs to be kept in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Consumer the salad within one week.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 68kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 615mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 48IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.2mg