Ingredients

  • Serves 4 people
  • 5 Persian or Japanese cucumbers (cut into ½ inch thick pieces)

  • 1½ tbsp sea salt

  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 2 tbsp mirin

  • 2 tbsp honey

  • 2 tsp oil

  • 2 tsp sesame oil

  • ½ tsp chilli garlic sauce

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 1 tsp chilli pepper flakes (optional)

Din Tai Fung Chilled Cucumber Salad
Recipe Courtesy of
Asian Food Network

Din Tai Fung Chilled Cucumber Salad

Featuring cold crunchy cucumber marinated in a tasty concoction of Asian sauces, we promise that our Ding Tai Fung-inspired Chilled Cucumber Salad will have you (and any fussy-eater at home) hankering for more. If you need further convincing, this snack is not just incredibly easy to make but healthy too!
  • Easy
  • 270 min
  • 0 min
  • 10 min
  • 3 steps
  • 10 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 10 Ingredients
  • 270 min
  • 0 min
  • 10 min

Instructions

  1. Prepare cucumbers

    • Trim and cut cucumbers into ½ inch thick pieces.
    • Sprinkle kosher salt into cucumbers and toss well to coat.
    • Allow to sit at room temperature for about 20 min.
    Prepare cucumbers


  2. Prepare the marinade

    • In a small bowl, add rice vinegar, mirin, honey, oil, sesame oil, chilli garlic sauce and salt.
    • Mix well and set aside.
    Prepare the marinade


  3. Marinade cucumbers

    • When the cucumbers are done with salt mixture, rinse off the salt mixture and pat dry.
    • Place dry cucumbers into a zip lock bag. Pour the marinade over the cucumbers. Seal the bad and gently shake to mix.
    • Lay the bag on its side and place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 4 hrs.
    Marinade cucumbers


Plate and Serve!

To serve, taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and garlic chilli sauce as needed. Arrange the cucumbers on a serving plate and drizzle with some additional marinade. Serve cold.

Plate and Serve!

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Ingredients
  • Serves 4 people
  • 5 Persian or Japanese cucumbers (cut into ½ inch thick pieces)

  • 1½ tbsp sea salt

  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar

  • 2 tbsp mirin

  • 2 tbsp honey

  • 2 tsp oil

  • 2 tsp sesame oil

  • ½ tsp chilli garlic sauce

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 1 tsp chilli pepper flakes (optional)

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