Asian Cucumber Salad - Thinly sliced cucumbers and red onions tossed with a white wine vinaigrette dressing makes a light and refreshing salad. Top with rich black sesame seeds for major flavor action. Paleo & Whole 30 Compliant.
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Asian Cucumber Salad

Thinly sliced cucumbers and red onions tossed with a white wine vinaigrette dressing makes a light and refreshing salad. Top with rich black sesame seeds for major flavor action. 
Course Salad
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Anya | Prepare & Nourish

Ingredients

  • 6 seedless cucumbers
  • 1/4 small red onion
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seed oil
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon unrefined salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds + more for garnish

Instructions

  • Thinly slice cucumbers using a mandolin or sharp knife, place in medium size bowl. Add thinly sliced red onions to the bowl. 
  • In a small bowl, combine the rest of the ingredients for dressing. Mix well. Pour dressing over the cucumbers and onions and combine everything thoroughly. 
  • Garnish with additional sesame seeds and fresh cilantro. Enjoy immediately or place in the refrigerator for up to a week for a more "pickled" taste.