Chinese Cucumber Salad with Chili: Easy Side Dish Recipe! (拍黄瓜)



This spicy Cucumber salad is called 拍黄瓜 in Chinese, which translates as „smashed cucumbers“. In this video you can find out why, and find an easy recipe to make this easy side dish at home.

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🥒 The cucumbers:
2 small cucumbers
1tsp sugar
1tsp salt

🌶 The aromatics:
1 clove of garlic
1-2 rehydrated dried chilies
1/4 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp good ole’ MSG
1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
1/2 Tbsp dark rice vinegar
1/2 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp hot vegetable oil for drizzling
1 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro (optional)

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