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Marinated Cucumber Salad

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 2 Medium, very thinly sliced crosswise
  Onions 2 Small, halved and thinly sliced crosswise
  Distilled white vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed dark brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Coriander seeds 6
  Allspice berries 5
  Whole cloves 3
  Cinnamon stick 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a medium nonreactive bowl, arrange the cucumbers and onions in a layer. Place aside.

MAKING
2) In a small nonreactive saucepan, add vinegar and whisk by adding brown sugar and salt.
3) Stir in coriander seeds, allspice berries, cloves, cinnamon stick and 1/4 cup of water.
4) Place over moderate heat and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to moderately low and simmer for 5 minutes.
5) Drizzle in the hot dressing over the cucumbers and onions.
6) Place a plate on top to weigh down the salad and place inside refrigerator for minimum of 6 hours or preferably overnight.

SERVING
7) Serve the salad chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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