It is summer and it is time for a salad, a cool sweet, and a little sour cucumber salad
This salad recipe is a great side dish that you can serve at your next barbecue or eat with a spicy curry meal. A cool quick cucumber salad can go with just about anything. Ready to learn how to make cucumber salad? Let’s get started!
This sweet and sour salad is one of the many recipes we had at home for as long as I can remember. My dad would make it and put it in the freezer.
That way the cucumber could get cold fast when he wanted to serve it for dinner. The combination of sugar and the apple cider vinegar fits perfectly together.
It is a great side dish for his chicken roti recipe. If you know the Surinam kitchen it is one of those stables you will find with every meal.
Slicing pro tip
To get even same sized slices of cucumber, the best you can do is use a mandolin slicer. It is really difficult to slice a cucumber into thin equal slices with a knife.
Besides slicing the cucumber with a mandolin you can also slice your red onion in really thin slices.
Easy cucumber salad ingredients
To make this easy cucumber recipe you need a limited number of ingredients. Put the following ingredients on your grocery list:
- Red onion
How to make cucumber salad
To make this recipe start with cleaning the cucumber with water as you are using the whole cucumber. Slice it extra thin with the mandolin. Put aside.
Then peel the onion and slice the red onion ultra-thin and put it on top of the cucumber.
Take a big bowl and add the yogurt, sugar, and a pinch of salt. Take a big spoon and combine the ingredients.
Then add the vinegar to the dressing and stir until all are completely combined. Lastly, add the dill so you get a creamy cucumber salad dressing.
Now it is time to add the sliced cucumber and the sliced red onion. Stir and combine and your salad is ready to serve.
How long can you keep a cucumber outside the fridge?
Before you use the cucumber in this salad recipe the best way to keep them is outside the fridge. You can see this in the grocery store.
The cucumbers are kept outside the refrigerator. If you put a cucumber in temperatures below 50℉/10℃ it will deteriorate due to cold injury.
Store the best cucumber salad
This is a great and tasty recipe. Maybe you are wondering how long can you keep cucumber salad in the fridge?
You can store it at least 5 days up to a full week. Make certain to put it in a glass jar and close the lid really tight.
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How to make cucumber salad is easy. This recipe is sweet and sour and a bit creamy. If you are looking for the best cucumber salad this recipe is for you.
- 1 cucumber
- ½ red onion
- 3 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 tablespoon yogurt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1-2 teaspoons dill
- Pinch of salt
- Cleaning the cucumber with water. Slice the cucumber extra thin with the mandolin. Put aside
- Then peel the onion and slice the red onion ultra-thin and put it on top of the cucumber
- Take a big bowl and add the yogurt, sugar, and a pinch of salt. Use a big spoon and combine the ingredients
- Then add the vinegar to the dressing and stir until all the ingredients are completely combined. Lastly, add the dill and your creamy cucumber salad dressing is ready
- Now it is time to add the sliced cucumber and the sliced red onion. Stir and combine and your salad is ready to serve
Calories: 26; Fat: 0.2g; Carbs: 5.5g; Protein: 0.9g;