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Smacked cucumber chunks on a tray

Smacked cucumbers

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

These tangy pickles served in soy, rice wine vinegar, garlic and chilli oil will complement other spicy dishes

  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal52
fat3g
saturates0g
carbs6g
sugars6g
fibre1g
protein1g
low insalt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumber , about 450g, ends trimmed
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp Chinese black or regular rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chilli oil

Method

  • STEP 1

    Take a rolling pin or cleaver and smack the cucumbers so that they split, then chop into 2.5cm pieces. Put in a bowl with all the remaining ingredients and 1 tsp salt, and toss together. Serve alongside any of the other dishes.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2013

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