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Thai Cucumber Salad

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Yield: 2 1x


A refreshing Thai cucumber salad with sweet and spicy flavors of crisp cucumbers, chilies, fish sauce, lime juice, sugar and crunchy peanuts.


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  • 1 large garden cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced into paper-thin slices
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 birds’ eye chilies, crushed (see note)
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped


  1. Mix all the ingredients together, making sure to separate the cucumber slices.
  2. Refrigerate for at least an hour and serve chilled.
  3. Enjoy!


  • If you can’t find bird’s eye chile peppers, also known as Thai chiles, you can substitute it with a few dashes of red pepper flakes.