This quick, simple salad from VN columnist Jesse Miner is the perfect addition to any summer meal. The bright flavors of lime, mint, and fresh jalapeños pop against the cooling cucumber base. Delicious, simple, and not your usual side salad—what's not to love? Enjoy alongside a grilled kebabs, stacked veggie burgers, or crisp lettuce wraps.
What You Need:
3 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons mint, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
2 large cucumbers, peeled, sliced lengthwise, seeded, and thinly sliced
1/4 cup dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
What You Do:
1. In small bowl, mix lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, mint, and jalapeño.
2. Add cucumber slices and peanuts, toss gently, and serve.
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