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Sweet Cucumber & Carrot Salad

"This cuke salad makes for a tasty side or to be enjoyed on its own."

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Prep Time: 15m

Cook Time: 5m

   

Servings: 6  

 
 
  • 5.0000

I used a fresh jalapeno rather than pickled, but otherwise followed the recipe. I used almost the full tablespoon of fish sauce as well. I served this alongside several meals and we enjoyed it with all. Thank you for sharing the recipe!.

  Ingredients
 
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  • 2 cucumbers (medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1/3-inch-thick half moons)
  • 1 carrot (medium carrot, scraped and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds)
  • 4 ounces red onion (coarsely chopped)1/4 of a medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 pickled jalapeno pepper (1 medium pepper, seeds removed, minced)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (nuoc nam, or less to taste, add it bit by bit and taste so that it won't overpower the salad)
 

What You Will Need



No special items needed.
  How to Make
 
 

Step 1

Toss the vegetables together in a medium bowl.

Step 2

Heat the water, sugars, vinegar, and fish sauce (adding it bit by bit) over medium heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves.

Step 3

Remove from heat and pour over vegetables. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

NOTE: This salad will keep for up to 3 days in the refrigerator.


  Nutritional Facts
 
 
  • Serving Size: 1 (164.5 g)
  • Calories 129.2
  • Total Fat - 3.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 9.3 mg
  • Sodium - 496.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.2 g
  • Sugars - 18.5 g
  • Protein - 3.8 g
  • Calcium - 19.1 mg
  • Iron - 0.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 9.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg
  Reviews
 
 
1 review

I used a fresh jalapeno rather than pickled, but otherwise followed the recipe. I used almost the full tablespoon of fish sauce as well. I served this alongside several meals and we enjoyed it with all. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

 

Review by Susie D