Thai Cucumber Salad
Serve with your favorite Asian entree.
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons nam pla (fish sauce)*
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 medium English hothouse cucumber, halved, seeded and
sliced very thin
3/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons dry roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped (optional)
Whisk first 5 ingredients
in medium bowl. Place cucumbers, onion and mint in a large bowl. Add dressing
and toss to coat. Season salad to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle
with chopped peanuts and serve.
*You can find nam
pla at most Asian markets or in many large supermarkets.
Per Serving: 50 Calories
2g Fat (35.4% calories from fat)
1g Dietary Fiber
Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat;
1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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