Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

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Japanese (or Persian) cukes are what makes Sunomono such a s distinctive and memorable cucumber salad.

Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

Persian Cucumbers (Photo Attributed to Author: Ariya shookh)

Sunomono (Japanese Cucumber Salad) recipe-

  1. Slice cucumbers as thinly as you can. Stir in the salt, and let the slices sit for 4 to 5 minutes. Take a clean cheesecloth and squeeze any excess water out of the cucumbers.
  2. Place the salted cucumber slices in a bowl, add in the chopped green onions, and stir together for an even mix.
  3. Mix rice vinegar, sugar, and soy sauce together in a small bowl until the sugar is dissolved.
  4. Going back to the bowl with the sliced cucumbers and green onions, add in the vinegar mixture and sesame seeds.
  5. Mix all ingredients together well, and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  6. Serve your Sunomono cold.