Spicy cucumber salad

Spicy cucumber salad

Someone will say, well, what tasty and unusual can be in a salad of cucumbers? I propose to make a spicy salad of cucumbers according to the recipe of my beloved grandmother and make sure that this snack salad is incredibly tasty and interesting. This is probably one of the most popular salads for lunch or dinner. Piquancy is given to the dish insanely delicious sauce, and from one flavor of the salad just drooling. This salad is eaten first. I recommend you to prepare this salad: it will undoubtedly please your loved ones with your taste and take a worthy place in the piggy bank recipes. To prepare such a salad is easy and simple, but the result will surprise you.



  • half a pepper green hot;
  • 1 onion - white or red;
  • 700 grams of fresh cucumbers;
  • green mint (a couple of twigs);
  • greens of coriander (a couple of twigs).

For sauce:

  • 1 teaspoon of salt;
  • 50 grams of sugar;
  • 60 milliliters of vinegar - rice or any other.

Spicy salad of cucumbers. Step-by-step recipe

    1. To prepare a spicy salad of cucumbers, you must first prepare the sauce.
    2. Take a saucepan and fill it with sugar, add salt and pour in rice vinegar (or you can use another). Put all these ingredients on the fire and heat until the salt and sugar are completely dissolved.
    3. Vinegar can be used wine or apple. Originality can also add lemon juice.
    4. When salt and sugar melt, remove the saucepan from the heat and allow the sauce to cool down.
    5. Prepare fresh cucumbers: mine, cut off the tips and cut them into strips.
    6. Cucumber does not have to be cut into straws: you can cut into crescents or cubes - choose your favorite way of cutting.
    7. We proceed to cooking onions. You can use salad white onion or red.
    8. I love red onions: his taste is softer and more tender.
    9. Onion is cleaned and cut into thin half rings (you can cut it with a knife or with a special grater).
    10. Chopped cucumbers and onions are put in one bowl.
    11. Next, you need to finely chop half a pepper, pre-cleaned. Add the chopped peppers to the cucumbers and onions.
    12. Take a couple of twigs of cilantro, rinse well, grind and add to a bowl to vegetables.
    13. Next, a couple of mint sprigs, as well as coriander, are washed, crushed and added to a bowl to the cut ingredients.
    14. You can add your favorite products to cucumbers: carrots, bell peppers or tomatoes.
    15. Cool the sauce in a bowl to the chopped vegetables and greens, mix thoroughly.
    16. To mix the vegetables thoroughly, you can cover the bowl with a plate or lid, and shake well.
    17. For those who like to use spices, spicy herbs, you can use garlic, bay leaf, coriander, black peppercorn, mustard seeds, cumin, rosemary, dill or cloves to make a fragrant marinade. Choose those spices that you like more.
    18. After you have added the sauce to the vegetables, you can serve the salad on the table: but I prefer to let the salad brew. The longer the vegetables are infused, the more saturated will their taste.

When the salad of cucumbers is well saturated with sauce: it is already ready. The taste is simply terrific. This salad can be decorated with herbs: a sprig of mint or parsley, and on top you can sprinkle with sesame. The highlight of this salad is a fragrant sauce, which gives the dish originality and piquancy. Cucumbers, cooked according to this recipe, are very fond in my family - and eat with great pleasure. On our website "I love to cook" you can find many recipes for delicious salads. Bon Appetit.

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