Sweet and sour cucumber

Sweet and sour cucumber
Makes: 4 portions
Prep time:
Total time:
  • ½ red onion
  • 1 red chilli pepper
  • 2 tbspn sugar
  • 2 tspn salt
  • 45 ml white wine vinegar
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 tspn sweet chilli sauce
  • 4 tbspn chopped peanuts
  1. Peel the onion, cut in half and then in semi-circles.
  2. Deseed the red chilli pepper and chop finely.
  3. Mix the white wine vinegar with the sugar and salt to make a dressing.
  4. Add the onion and red chilli pepper to the dressing.
  5. Deseed the cucumber and slice.
  6. Add the slices to the dressing and allow to macerate for an hour.
  7. When ready to serve, drain the cucumber. Toss with the sweet chilli sauce and some peanuts. Garnish with fresh coriander.
Stuff to know
Deseesing the cucumber makes the salad less runny.
This cucumber recipe pairs well with an oriental dish.