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Updated: Jan 21, 2022




<Yield> 3 servings

<Prep time> 6 minutes

<Cook time> 0 minutes


2 small cucumbers


1-2 garlic cloves, grated

1 tablespoon Soy sauce

1 tablespoon Toasted sesame oil

¼ teaspoon vinegar or pinch of salt (optional as a finishing touch)


1. Grate the garlic. Pat the cucumbers with a rolling pin to break them down a little bit. Chop into large bite size pieces.

2. In a bowl add the grated garlic, soy sauce and toasted sesame oil. Mix to emulsify the dressing and adjust the final taste with salt or vinegar if needed.

3. Toss the cucumbers in the dressing just before serving. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds or shredded chilis if needed.

<Miwa’s tips> ※Watch more on YouTube!

1. Two cloves of garlic is pretty strong! haha So feel free to reduce to one clove. If that's the case, add more salt or vinegar to compensate for the flavor.

2. Feel free to swap garlic for ginger if you want.

<Storage time>

It’s best to be enjoyed right away. If you want to make this ahead of time, keep dressing and cucumber separate in the fridge for 2 days.

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2021/06/26 MIWA

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Patsy Rivera
Patsy Rivera
30 de ago. de 2021

I love this cucumber salad! I make it all the time!

26 de nov. de 2021
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you do!!!??? thank you so much !!!^^

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