Refreshing Korean Cucumber Salad

Thinly sliced cucumbers are tossed in a spicy, sesame seed dressing in this Korean cucumber salad that is refreshing side dish.

Place sliced cucumbers in a large bowl and sprinkle evenly with sea salt; allow liquid to drain from cucumbers, about 15 minutes. Spoon cucumbers onto sheets of paper towels; wrap paper towels...


  • 3 pounds seedless cucumber, sliced paper-thin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sea salt
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 walnut halves, finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Korean red pepper powder
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste

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