Friday, July 29, 2011

Hot & sour cucumber salad

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This recipe got lots of raves on the website where I found it. Increase the number of cucumbers, tomatoes and shallots to make larger or more servings. Serrano chilies are a good substitute and easier to find than bird's eye chilies, which are very hot.

Cleo, Food Bank volunteer







  • 1 peeled cucumber
  • 1/2 pound cherry tomatoes
  • 2 shallots , finely sliced
  • 2 bird's-eye chillies , split open
  • rice wine or cider vinegar
  • handful coriander leaves, aka cilantro


  1. Finely slice the cucumber and halve the cherry tomatoes. Toss these with the shallots and chillies, season and dress with vinegar. Scatter coriander over. 
Prep time: 15 minutes
Serves:  6

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