Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour 20 mins
Serves: 4
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 red chili pepper, minced (1 1/2 Tbsp)
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 3 cucumbers, cut into 1/4-inch slices (thin wedges)
  • 4 scallions, white and light green parts, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh basil leaf, chopped
  • Sea salt & fresh ground pepper
  1. Bring vinegar and sugar to boil in saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until mixture reduces by half, 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to medium bowl and cool to room temperature.
  2. Whisk in lime juice, ginger, chile and sesame oil. Toss in cucumbers; season with salt and red pepper flakes, and let sit for 10 minutes or up to 1 hour. Serve cold.
Serving size: 1 Calories: 102 Fat: 4g Carbohydrates: 18g Sugar: 11g Sodium: 9mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 2g
Nutritional values are estimations, not exact values