CHINESE CUCUMBER SALAD

3 c. thinly sliced cucumbers, peeled
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. sugar
2 tsp. white wine vinegar
cherry tomatoes

Dressing:
1/2 tsp. grated fresh ginger
1 tsp. soy sauce
1/4 tsp. sugar
1 Tbs. white wine vinegar
2 Tbs. vegetable oil
1 Tbs. chopped chives
1 Tbs. chopped red bell pepper
1/8 tsp. red chile pepper flakes
salt & pepper to taste

Put cucumbers in a bowl with salt, sugar, and vinegar. Toss and let stand 30 minutes. Drain, chill 30 minutes, and drain again. Combine dressing ingredients. Toss with drained cucumbers. Season with salt and pepper. Serve surrounded with cherry tomatoes.

(from Recipes from a Kitchen Garden)


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