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Sweet-and-Sour Cucumbers

I love sweet-and-sour cucumbers. Whenever we go to a Thai restaurant, I pretty much eat all the cucumbers that come on the side, and drink up the juice afterward before I even start my main course. Sometimes I let Dino eat a few, too. So putting something like this together at home is nice, because I can make a lot and then I have enough to share. You know, because I’m generous like that ;) This is a super quick way to make a crisp and tangy accompaniment for any meal. It was great!

Sweet-and-Sour Cucumbers

Sweet-and-Sour Cucumbers
Ashley Covelli

1 English cucumber, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon sesame oil
kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

In a bowl, whisk together rice vinegar, lime juice, honey, sesame oil, salt and pepper. Add cucumber slices and stir to coat. Let sit for at least 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve.

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  • http://joanne-eatswellwithothers.com Joanne

    ummmm yeah…I probably still wouldn’t share :)