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Marinated cucumber salad

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Marinated cucumber salad

Serves 4 40 min
Marinated in vinegar and sugar, these chunky cucumbers keep a refreshing crunch. This simple little salad makes a good, crisp side dish to anything from burgers to grilled fish.


  • 1 cucumber, peeled
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp salt


Prep time: 40 min
  • Step 1

    Halve the cucumber lengthways and run a teaspoon along its middle to scoop out the seeds.
  • Step 2

    Slice the cucumber halves into 3-4cm crescents and arrange on a plate.
  • Step 3

    Make the dressing by combining the vinegar, sugar and salt, making sure the sugar and salt dissolve.
  • Step 4

    Pour over the dressing and leave to marinate for 30 minutes-2 hrs. Drain off excess liquid before serving.

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