Asian Cucumber Salad

 

cucumber salad

cucumber salad

cucumber salad

cucumber salad

INGREDIENTS

METHOD

  1. Prepare the miso dressing first by processing the miso paste with the grated ginger, the lime juice, the oil and a tablespoon of water. Once the ingredients are combined and a slightly runny smooth paste is formed set aside. 
  2. Finely slice the cucumbers crossways using either a mandolin or a knife. Place the sliced cucumbers around a flat plate. 
  3. Dice the avocado and spread it over the cucumbers. 
  4. Top with the shallots, sesame seeds, extra oil, and the miso dressing. Sprinkle with a tiny a bit of salt if needed. 

 

Serving suggestions

  • Baked fish or poultry 
  • For a vegetarian option serve with baked pumpkin, sweet potato or potato salad

 

TIP: You can use any extra miso dressing as a marinade for chicken or fish too!

 

Prep time: 20 minutes.
Serves: 4, as a side.

Recipe and photos by Anastasia Zolotarev. Click here to see her blog.

Ingredients for Asian Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Lebanese (500g)

$1.25 ea
$2.49

Avocado Small (each)

$2.50 ea

Avocado Large (each)

$5.00 ea

Miko Miso Paste Shiro 500g

$6.99 ea

Ginger (min 100g piece)

$5.60 ea
$55.99

Limes (each)

$0.66 ea
$6.99

Ayam - Sesame Oil (210ml)

$5.99 ea

Shallots (bunch)

$2.99 ea

Yummy - Sesame Seed Organic (250g)

$3.49 ea

Maldon - Sea Salt Flakes (240g)

$9.49 ea