Thai Cucumber Salad with Basil and Peanuts

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$21.67 Cooking Fee
Serving Size: 5 ounces
Recipe adapted from:
Mayumi Tavalero
This salad hits all the flavor profiles typically found in Thai food such as salty, sweet, sour, and spicy. They all come together to create a delicious salad bursting with flavor and texture!
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  • Combine dressing ingredients in a small saucepan. Warm over low heat until sugar is dissolved, about 4 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl toss together the cucumbers, carrots, red onions, and basil. Pour warm dressing over the vegetables, toss again, and refrigerate until cool (about an hour).
  • When ready to serve, garnish with chopped peanuts.

Cook Times

Active Prep15
Hands-On Cook5
Hands-Off Cook0
Total Time20 minutes
Recipe Serving Size10



For the dressing:

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar or your favorite sweetener
  • 1 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoon chili-garlic sauce Lee Kum Kee brand recommended

For the salad:

  • 4 English cucumber thinly sliced
  • 2 carrot peeled and shredded
  • 1 red onion small, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 1/3 cup roasted peanuts chopped, check for diet restrictions

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Calories: 100kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 527mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 2207IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg

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