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This is a good way of dressing up cucumber so that it holds its own as an independent dish. It's goes well with a barbecue, particularly with fish.


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  • 1 cucumber, peeled & seeds removed with a teaspoon or knife
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 bunched onions, sliced
  • 1 chilli, deseeded & finely chopped
  • Small handful fresh coriander


  1. Put the cucumber in a colander over a bowl. Sprinkle with ½ teaspoon of salt. Leave for 1 hour.
  2. Drain off the liquid and pat the cucumber dry with kitchen paper.
  3. In a small saucepan, gently heat the sugar, the other ½ teaspoon of salt and the vinegar until the sugar has just dissolved. Remove from the heat and leave to cool.
  4. In a serving bowl, mix the cucumber, onions and chilli.
  5. Pour over the cooled dressing and stir to combine. Sprinkle over the coriander leaves to serve.
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