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Gingered Sesame Cucumbers

So what kinds of food do you eat for Chinese new year? Longevity Noodles are eaten to ensure a long life. Wontons bring wealth and and treasure.  Shaped like gold bars, Spring Rolls (aka eggrolls) are eaten for prosperity. And a great side dish to all of these a cool, ginger sesame cucumbers.

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: asian, chinese new year, cucumber, onion, sesame
Servings: 4 people
Author: HelenFern
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion (white)
  • 4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup ponzu sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons black sesame seeds
  1. Start by slicing the cucumbers super thin using a mandolin.

  2. Next, slice the onions using the same tool.

  3. Put all the ingredients together in a non-corrosive dish (no metal) and chill for at least 12 hours.

  4. This salad is refreshing and delicious - and so easy to make!

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