Tuna And Cucumber With Sweet Vinegar Dressing

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Sep. 16, 2011

Ingredients

Cucumber 3/4 Pound (340 Grams)
Canned tuna packed in oil 6 Ounce (170 Grams)
Rice vinegar 1 Teaspoon
Slivered fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon
For sweet vinegar
Rice vinegar 3 Tablespoon
Sugar 1 Tablespoon
Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon

Directions

1. Peel and seed cucumber. Thinly slice crosswise. Sprinkle with salt and set aside. Cut ginger into extremely fine slivers and soak in water until ready to use.

2. Combine SWEET VINEGAR DRESSING ingredients. Drain tuna and reserve oil.

3. Squeeze out excess moisture from cucumber by hand (or use cheesecloth). Rinse quickly, then squeeze again. Sprinkle with rice vinegar.

4. Combine cucumber and dressing. Gently mix in tuna. Pour in tuna oil and mix thoroughly.

5. Drain ginger. Mound salad in small bowls and sprinkle with ginger slivers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 91Calories from Fat 27

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 321 mg13.38%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 5 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet