February 9, 2011

Sweet & Sour Cucumber Slaw Recipe

serves 4-6

6-8 cucumbers, peeled
1 t. salt

1 C. white vinegar
1/4 C. sugar
2 T. rice wine

1/3 pound bay shrimp, optional

Halve cucumbers length wise and scrape out seeds. Slice thinly. Transfer to a colander set over a bowl. Sprinkle the cucumbers with salt and let rest 3-4 hours n the refrigerator for liquid to drain.

In the meantime, combine vinegar, sugar and rice wine in a saucepan and boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cool to room temperature. Transfer to a serving bowl and chill thoroughly. To serve, divide between small bowls and garnish with bay shrimp, if desired.

Then, combine cucumbers with vinegar mixture and cover. Refrigerate at least 8 hours or overnight. Enjoy.

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