Saturday, September 10, 2016

Japanese Cucumber Salad With Passionfruit Dressing

Sorry...looks like I have been on a salad binge of late.  Too much of korean influence I guess. This Ajumma is hooked on side dish.  Beside kimchi, I have been trying out many light and easy side dishes to go with the meat dishes. As you know I have a meat eater at home...I have been pigging myself with meat too :p  I have to whip up appetizing sides to have a well balanced diet everyday. Saw this recipe in one cookbook and I knew I have to try this recipe out and if it is as good as it looks, it will be added on my side-dish menu for sure :)  And guess what.. we love it! The fragrant of the passionfruit dressing on those already juicy cucumber slices...gosh, it is the perfect dressing for a cucumber salad. So refreshing ,light and easy !  A keeper for sure.   

easy to whip up salad.....
passionfruit and lemon juice and sugar to make the dressing
for the japanese cucumber salad

this is so very in vitamin C

Japanese Cucumber Salad With Passionfruit Dressing

3 japanese cucumber - wash clean, with skin on, cut into thin slices,
1/2 tsp salt

passionfruit dressing

3 ripe passionfruits-  use all the pulps
1/2 tbsp of sugar
1 tbsp of lemon juice -optional

To make dressing - mix together the passionfruit pulps with the lemon juice and sugar in a small bowl and let it rest for 10 mins .


1.Cut cucumber into thin slices - rub salt over cucumber and leave it for 3 mins. After 3 mins, give it a light squeeze to remove excess water.  Place the cucumber slices on a salad bowl.  Spoon the passionfruit dressing over the cucumber slices before serving.

Enjoy !

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