Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Cucumber Salad

Salad Vegetable Salads Cucumber Salad

This sweet and tangy summer salad of cucumber, cilantro, and peanuts with just a hint of heat is always a hit at picnics and potlucks since it doesn't need to be refrigerated and you're pretty much guaranteed to be the only one bringing this dish!

Servings per recipe: 4
Calories per serving: 238
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 45m


  • 3 large cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts


  • 1   Toss the cucumbers with the salt in a colander, and leave in the sink to drain for 30 minutes. Rinse with cold water, then drain and pat dry with paper towels.
  • 2   Whisk together the sugar and vinegar in a mixing bowl until the sugar has dissolved. Add the cucumbers, jalapeno peppers, and cilantro; toss to combine. Sprinkle chopped peanuts on top before serving.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 9.4g 14%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg  
Sodium 1751mg 70%
Potassium 461mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 37.1g 12%
Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
Protein 5.8g 12%
Sugars 30g  
Vitamin A 471IU  
Vitamin C 10mg  
Calcium 48mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 4mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 62mg  
Folate 46mcg