The Appetizing Asian Cucumber Salad
This simple, easy to follow, short taking time – only more or less 20 minutes-, homemade recipe of Asian Cucumber Salad will give a healthy and the right appetizer with Asian spices that is really good not only for you but also for all of the members in your family! Do try!!
The healthy, light and fresh cucumber is needed to be combined with some other spices. The secret for making an appetizing Asian Cucumber Salad is the dressing. With the right combination of spices and garlic, you’ll have the nice, delicious Asian Cucumber Salad with sour and sweet taste. You are going to enjoy every bite of the crunchy and healthy cucumber.
The end result of making Asian Cucumber Salad will be much better if you put the Asian Cucumber Salad in the fridge. Asian Cucumber Salad is really the right appetizer which will arouse your appetite.
Besides Asian Cucumber Salad, some other kinds of Asian Salads are also healthy and nice to have for appetizers such as Asian Green Papaya Salad and Asian Baby Potatoes Salad. For Main Course, you can have Sticky Asian Chicken Wings and for dessert, you may try Asian Fruit Slaw. Enjoy!!
HOW MANY CALORIES OF ASIAN CUCUMBER SALAD PER SERVING?
Asian Cucumber Salad has only 95 calories per serving.
WHAT MEALS TO SERVE AFTER ASIAN CUCUMBER SALAD?
When you finish your Asian Cucumber Salad, some tasty and delicious main courses such as Sticky Asian Chicken Wings, Garlic Sriracha Noodles, and Pork Larb Lettuce Wrap can be served after Asian Cucumber Salad for more complete meals on weekday lunch or weeknight dinner.
One tasty and delicious Main Course that can be served after Asian Cucumber Salad is Sticky Asian Chicken Wings. It doesn’t take a long time to make Sticky Asian Chicken Wings. You need only 10 minutes for the preparation and another 20 minutes to cook Sticky Asian Chicken Wings. So, you spend only more or less half an hour to make Sticky Asian Chicken Wings.
Like Asian Cucumber Salad, you can serve Sticky Asian Chicken Wings for 2 people. Now, you need to know the ingredients for making Sticky Asian Chicken Wings.
To make this tasty and delicious Sticky Asian Chicken Wings, you need to have the ingredients such as 1 lb of chicken wings or drums, ground black pepper, cooking spray, 1 cloves of minced garlic, some salt, ½ inch piece of peeled and minced of ginger, and 2 ½ tablespoons of honey.
Some other ingredients are also needed such as 1 ½ tablespoons of soy sauce, ½ tablespoon of garlic chili sauce, ½ tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, 1 teaspoon of chopped roasted peanut and 1 teaspoon of chopped cilantro leaves.
With these all ingredients, you are now ready to make Sticky Asian Chicken Wings. There are several things you have to do to make Sticky Asian Chicken Wings. For your information, besides broiling the chicken wings in the oven, it is also possible to grill the chicken wings on an outdoor grill.
First of all, the chicken wings are cleaned up and then the chicken wings are pat-dried with paper towels. The chicken wings are seasoned with some salt and ground black pepper.
Secondly, the chicken wings are arranged on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil with a thin coat of cooking spray.
After that, the chicken wings are broiled for 12-15 minutes on one side until well-browned and a little bit burned or charred. Then, the chicken wings are flipped over and the other side of the chicken wings are broiled or 3-5 minutes.
Next, the garlic, ginger, soy sauce, honey, garlic chili sauce, and vinegar are mixed together in a tiny sauce pan. And then, they are simmered on lower heat until they become thick and a little bit sticky.
Finally, the chicken wings are thrown up and down slowly, so they are coated properly with the sauce. The chicken wings are removed onto a serving platter. The chicken wings are topped with peanut and cilantro leaves.
COURSE : APPETIZER
CUISINE : ASIAN
KEYWORD : ASIAN CUCUMBER SALAD
PREP TIME : 5MINUTES
ADDITIONAL TIME : 15 MINUTES
TOTAL TIME : 20 MINUTES
SERVINGS : 2 PEOPLE
CALORIES : 95 CALORIES
- 1 cucumber or 8 oz of cucumber
- 2 cloves of minced garlic
- ¾ teaspoon of salt or up to your taste
- 1 ½ tablespoons of sugar
- 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon of chili oil
- 1 teaspoon of regular chili powder
- ½ teaspoon of sesame oil
- Sesame seeds to decorate beautifully the Asian Cucumber Salad
- The cucumber is cleaned up completely and it is sliced into pieces. The salt is added to the cucumber. They are stirred slowly to mix properly. The cucumber is put into the fridge for 15 minutes.
- The garlic, sugar, vinegar, chili powder, chili oil and sesame oil are mixed together. They are stirred to mix properly. You must be sure that the sugar is fully melted.
- The salt water is dried-out from the cucumber. The dressing is added to the cucumber and they are thrown up and down well and slowly. The Asian Cucumber Salad is topped with sesame seeds.
- Now, your homemade Asian Cucumber Salad is ready and you quickly serve it before Sticky Asian Chicken Wings.