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Thai Cucumber Salad

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Ingredients
  Lime juice 3 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped cilantro 1 Tablespoon (Chinese Parsley)
  Fish sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Crushed red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  English cucumber/1 1/2 regular cucumbers, seeded if necessary and thinly sliced 1
  Red onion 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , seeded and cut into matchstick pieces
  Small cooked shrimp 1⁄4 Pound
  Toasted sesame seeds/Chopped toasted nuts 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Combine the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and let stand 30 minutes.
Combine the cucumber, onion, bell pepper, and shrimp in a large bowl.
Both the salad and the dressing may be prepared up to 4 hours ahead and refrigerated, but do not combine until just before serving.
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.
Sprinkle with sesame seeds or chopped nuts if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Cucumber

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