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Side | Snack

Japanese Cucumber Salad

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 6

    Servings

  • 18 Calories
  • 0g Fat
  • 4g Carbs
  • 1g Protein
  • Instructions & Tools

    Instructions

Ingredients

  • 6 Servings
  • 18 Calories
  • 0g Fat
  • 4g Carbs
  • 1g Protein
  • 15 Mins Total Time
  • 1 English Cucumber, washed and thinly (⅛ inch) sliced
  • ¼ Tsp Salt, divided
  • ½ Cup Shredded Carrots, washed
  • 2 Tsp Mirin*
  • 2 Tsp Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Tsp Low-Sodium Soy Sauce
  • ½ Tsp Sesame Seeds
  • *Mirin is a sweet cooking wine made of rice. It can be substituted in this recipe for 1 tsp agave nectar.
Recipe adapted from melissasfood.wordpress.com

Nourishment Note

Instructions

  • 6 Servings
  • 18 Calories
  • 0g Fat
  • 4g Carbs
  • 1g Protein
  • 15 Mins Total Time
  • 1

    Wash Hands Wash hands and all cooking surfaces with soap and warm water before beginning.

  • 2

    Salt Cucumber Spread thinly sliced cucumber onto a cutting board and sprinkle with half the salt. Turn cucumber slices over and sprinkle with remaining salt. Let sit for 10 minutes.

  • 3

    Mix Together Dressing In a small bowl, mix together the mirin, rice vinegar and soy sauce.

  • 4

    Toss Ingredients & Serve In a large bowl, add the shredded carrot and cucumbers. Toss with dressing and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve and enjoy!

  • 5

    Wash Dishes Wash dishes in hot, soapy water. Sanitize cooking tools and surfaces, and thoroughly wash hands.

Recipe adapted from melissasfood.wordpress.com

Allergen Swap

  • SSoy

    Replace soy sauce with coconut aminos or liquid aminos

  • GGluten

    Replace the soy sauce with a gluten-free version such as tamari.

Fatigue Buster

  • Use a Mandoline

    Use a mandoline to thinly slice cucumbers.

  • Purchase Shredded Carrots

    Purchase shredded carrots in the produce section.

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