Healthy Asian Cucumber Salad Recipe


  • 1 English Cucumber, seeded & julienned
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 Garlic Clove, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • Zest & juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp chopped Cilantro
  • 1 tsp pure Sesame Oil
  • 1 tsp Cane Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Chilies (optional)


  • Warm the coconut oil in a skillet over medium-low heat
  • Once melted, add garlic and dried chilies to the skillet
  • Simmer while stirring occasionally until the oil is very fragrant careful not to let the garlic brown
  • Transfer the warm oil, garlic & chilies to a separate small bowl to prepare your dressing
  • Add sriracha sauce, soy sauce, lemon juice & zest, sesame oil & cane sugar to the coconut oil, garlic & chilies and whisk together vigorously until emulsified and thoroughly combined
  • Add dressing & cilantro to the cucumbers and toss together to combine
  • Serve immediately

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