Fresh, light, but super satisfying, this zingy salad with an Asian inspired dressing makes cucumbers come to life! It's a salad you can make ahead of time and perfect to pack for lunch.
2 cucumbers, thinly sliced
1 carrot, peeled and grated
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1 teaspoon chili oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
Sesame seeds and chopped cilantro, for garnish
In a small bowl, whisk together all the dressing ingredients until well combined.
In a large bowl, combine the sliced cucumbers, grated carrot, and green onion.
Pour the dressing over the vegetables and toss to coat.
Refrigerate the salad for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavours to meld together.
Before serving, sprinkle sesame seeds and chopped cilantro over the top of the salad for garnish.