Mexican Cucumber Orange Salad Tray

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Nov. 30, 2011

Ingredients

Cucumbers 2 Medium
White wine vinegar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Olive oil/Salad oil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Mild onion 1 Large , cut in thin vertical slices
Oranges 4 Large , peeled with a knife to remove white membrane and cut in crosswise slices
Avocado 1 Large , peeled and sliced
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Butter lettuce leaves 4

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Use a vegetable parer to peel the strips of a cucumber lengthwise. Use the parer to make alternate patterns of white and green.

2. Make thin slices of cucumbers and place these in a bowl.

3. Add salt, vinegar and oil. Mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 60 minutes.

4. Use a slotted spoon to remove the cucumber from the bowl. Keep the marinade aside.

FINALIZING

5. Arrange cucumber slices with avocado, onions and oranges side by side in a big rimmed tray.

6. Drizzle the avocado with lemon juice so that the color is well preserved.

SERVING

7. Spoon the orange chili dressing as individual portions and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy