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Thai Tomato And Cucumber Salad

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Ingredients
  Tomatoes 3 Large
  English cucumber 1 (12 Inch Size)
  Chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh mint 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh coriander 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Green onions 3 , chopped
  Spanish onion 1 , thinly sliced
For dressing
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Thai fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Hot pepper flakes 1 Pinch
  Vegetable oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

Core and cut tomatoes into 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick slices.
With fork tines, score cucumber lengthwise; slice thinly.
Combine parsley, mint, coriander and green onions.
In large glass bowl, layer half each of the Spanish onion, cucumber and tomatoes, sprinkling half of the parsley mixture evenly between layers.
Repeat layers, ending with parsley mixture.
DRESSING: In small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, fish sauce, sugar, salt, garlic and hot pepper flakes until sugar has dissolved; gradually whisk in oil.
Pour over salad; marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes or in refrigerator for up to 2 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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