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Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe

Thai Cucumber Salad

  • Author: Jenni
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: Thai


This simple Thai Cucumber Salad recipe is the perfect quick addition to your weeknight Asian recipes. A refreshing vegetable side dish with crisp cucumbers tossed in a sweet and savory dressing with red onions, peanuts and cilantro.



½ red onion, sliced very thinly

4 persian cucumbers, sliced thinly

⅓ cup packed chopped fresh cilantro

½ cup salted peanuts

¼ tsp salt


  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 TBSP fish sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced


Place the onions in a small bowl of cold water to sit for 10 minutes. Drain and pat dry with a paper towel.

In a large bowl, combine the drained red onions, cucumbers, cilantro and pepper. Set aside.

Make the dressing by whisking together the rice vinegar, sugar, fish sauce, and garlic until the sugar dissolves.

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

When ready to serve, top with the crushed peanuts.

Keywords: Cucumber Recipe, Easy Side Dish Recipe, Thai Recipe,