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Asian Cucumber Salad

Sweet and spicy Asian Cucumber Salad packed with crispy fresh vegetables and tossed with a light Thai dressing!

Do you have a restaurant you go to where you always order the same dish?

I have a lot of restaurants like this especially a particular Thai restaurant. I just love Thai food and the menu at this restaurant has a lot to choose from.

Asian Cucumber Salad bowl

Asian Cucumber Salad

A coworker and I always got Thai food over our lunch break.  I walked in saying I was going to try something new but when it came down to it I got the same thing. The lunch special (spicy basil chicken) with a small little chicken soup and an Asian Cucumber Salad.  I could never move past this combination due to the fear that whatever I ordered just wouldn’t live up to it.

Now back to that Asian Cucumber Salad. I  crave salads a lot and this one of those. I recreated it at home because it seemed easy enough, healthy and I knew my husband wouldn’t touch it (he hates cucumbers) so I would have it all to myself! 😉

Thai Asian Cucumber Salad

This Asian Cucumber Salad recipe is very similar to the one I get at my favorite Thai restaurant thanks to Alice at Savory Sweet Life. I added 1 jalapeno to my salad for a little extra spice but feel free to leave that out. I just love the crunch of cucumbers and how refreshing this salad is.  The spice and sweetness mix perfectly together.

Recipe from Savory Sweet Life

Have a great Monday!


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Friday 21st of October 2016

Julia, Where do I get the jalapeño chili? Is it fresh or in a jar? Thanks Shari


Saturday 22nd of October 2016

It is just a jalapeño pepper that you find in the produce section. For the chili garlic sauce you can usually find that in the Asian section {not the cold section}. Hope you like it.


Monday 10th of August 2015

Thanks for the recipe. I have tons of Asian cucumbers this year. I grew some of my own Asian cucumbers this year - got the seeds from an Asian store. You should try it. Here are some pictures from my blog..

Mary @ Fit and Fed

Saturday 10th of August 2013

So pretty, your photography really brought out the colors of the produce. And light and refreshing, perfect for summer.


Wednesday 14th of August 2013

Thanks Mary!

Stephie @ Eat Your Heart Out

Tuesday 30th of July 2013

This looks so good and refreshing! I love that pickle-y thing going on. And also that you made it since your husband will leave it alone ;-)


Wednesday 31st of July 2013

:) agreed!