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Thai Cucumber Salad

Diet Type: Low Carbohydrate

Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  2 teaspoons sugar
  1/2 - 1 teaspoon crushed hot red pepper flakes
  1/2 teaspoon salt
  1/2 teaspoon paprika
  1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  1 clove garlic, minced
  2 large cucumbers, peeled
  1 1/2 teaspoons toasted Sesame Oil
  1/2 red onion, sliced into thin half moons
  1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  1/4 cup peanuts, roasted and chopped fine
 
Directions:

In a small bowl, combine the sugar, hot pepper, salt, black & red pepper and garlic. Mix well and set aside. Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise (if using regular cucumbers, scoop the seeds out) cut each half in 1/4" slices. In a large non-stick skillet heat the Sesame Oil over a medium-hot heat. Add in the cucumbers and red onion. Cook, stirring often about 1 minute, add spices cook 1 minute more then add the lime juice stirring until all the liquid is absorbed. Put the cucumber and onion in a medium bowl and let cool. Let salad sit for at least 3 hours to allow the flavors to mellow. Sprinkle with peanuts before serving.

Servings: 4

Author: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 108
Calories from Fat 59
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g10%
  Saturated Fat 1g5%
  Mono Fat 3g 
Sodium 295mg12%
Total Carbs 11g4%
  Dietary Fiber 2g10%
Protein 3g 
Iron4%
Calcium3%
Vitamin B-610%
Vitamin C8%
Vitamin E5%
Vitamin A5%
Selenium2%
Manganese20%
Copper5%
Zinc4%
Pantothenic acid6%
Niacin8%
Thiamin7%
Folate10%
Potassium10%
Phosphorus8%
Magnesium9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.