Asian Cucumber Salad recipe

Asian Cucumber Salad

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Asian


A sweet and spicy Asian cucumber salad is refreshing and the perfect amount of crunch.



  • 1 large cucumber peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds removed, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup of rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp. of thai chili garlic sauce
  • pinch of salt


  1. In a microwavable bowl add rice vinegar, sugar, chili garlic sauce, and salt.
  2. Heat the bowl in the microwave for 40 seconds.
  3. Stir the vinaigrette until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  4. In a medium size bowl add the cucumber, carrot and red onion.
  5. Pour vinaigrette over the cucumber mixture and toss until the salad is coated in the vinaigrette.
  6. Cool in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.
  7. Garnish with the jalapenos.