Mint Julep Cucumber Salad

Total Time:
3 hr 30 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
3 hr 15 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • Kosher salt
  • 4 Kirby cucumbers, thinly sliced into half moons
  • 1 medium sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 3 sprigs mint, leaves chopped
Directions
  • Combine the vinegar, sugar, honey, bourbon and 1 teaspoon salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar and salt. Set aside to cool.

  • Combine the cucumbers and onion in a large bowl. Pour the vinegar mixture over the top and let marinate in the refrigerator until icy cold, 3 to 4 hours. When ready to serve, add the mint and toss to combine.

  • Photograph by Con Poulos


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