Crunchy Cucumber Summer Salad

Looking for a little kick of spice to your summer salad? This chili oil dressing provides just the right amount of heat on those sweltering summer days.

Prep:

20

minutes

Cook:

5

minutes

TOtal:

25

minutes

SERVING SIZE:

4

Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 4 Persian cucumbers, sliced paper thin ]
  • 4-5 cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 Serrano chili, sliced
  • 1/4 cup mint, finely chopped
  • 1 small Red onion, thinly sliced
  • Black and white Sesame seeds for garnishing 

For the Dressing

  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs[ rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp neutral oil
  • 2 tsp chili sesame oil

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, place all the salad components except the sesame seeds and dressing.
  2. Toss the contents until well incorporated.
  3. In a mason jar, add the dressing ingredients and shake the jar until well incorporated. Taste the dressing for balance and adjust as necessary.
  4. Pour a little of the dressing onto the salad at a time until well coated. If you have any salad dressing remaining, you can store that in the refrigerator for another use for up to 4 days.
  5. Sprinkle the well dressed salad with the sesame seeds.
  6. Serve salad cold.