Foods of Summer: A World in Flames (May, 1999)


  Cucumber Salad

The Chef
RICK MOONEN of Oceana

Servings
Serves six.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons rice-wine vinegar
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/2 small red onion, sliced thin
1 clove garlic, minced
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and cut into very fine strips on a mandoline
2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into thin strips on a mandoline
1 head radicchio, finely shredded
1 tablespoon chopped mint

Cooking Instructions
Whisk together the vinegar, lime juice, fish sauce, oil, and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Add the onion, garlic, cucumber, carrots, and radicchio, and toss together. Stir in the mint.

Best With
Moonen's Smoked Trout.







 
 
   
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