Cucumber Salad

Total Time:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
1 hr 15 min

Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 hothouse cucumber, peeled and very thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Hot water
  • Tatsoi greens
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 lime
  • GINGER LIME DRESSING:
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons wasabi
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (raw)
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
Directions

In a bowl, combine vinegar, sugar, salt and 2 to 3 tablespoons hot water. Stir to dissolve sugar. Place cucumber slices in bowl with marinade and toss. Let sit, refrigerated for 1 hour. Plate tatsoi greens, tossed with ginger lime dressing. Put cucumber on greens and garnish with avocado and lime wedges

GINGER LIME DRESSING:

In a small bowl, mix together the wasabi and water to form a paste then transfer to a blender and all lime, juice, sugar, Dijon and ginger. Start the blender and slowly add olive oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Yield: 1 1/4 cups


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