Cucumber Salad

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cooking time: less than 10 minutes
should be prepared 1 day ahead
This is a great side dish with other Asian dishes. Easy to make.
Ingredients:
Persian cucumbers
sugar – approx. 1/6 of cucumber
salt – some for seasoning
rice vinegar – same amount as sugar
thinly sliced ginger – some
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 Directions:
  1. smash cucumbers, cut into small pieces, and place in a mixing bowl
  2. add sugar to cucumber, mix well until sugar dissolves
  3. add salt to taste, mix
  4. add vinegar, mix
  5. add ginger
  6. refrigerate and serve the next day, garnish with sesame oil (optional)
Notes:
  1. Regular cucumber or hot house cucumber work fine too

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    Regular Cucumber Used

  2. ginger can be substitute with minced garlic and chili
  3. good for about 3 days.