Cucumber Salad with Peanut-Lime Vinaigrette Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Cucumber Salad with Peanut-Lime Vinaigrette

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Cucumber Salad with Peanut-Lime Vinaigrette

This cooling salad pairs especially well with Asian stir-fries.

  • 6Servings

Ingredients

Peanut-Lime Vinaigrette

  • 1 Tbs. lime juice
  • 1 Tbs. creamy peanut butter
  • 2 Tbs. grapeseed or peanut oil
  • 1 Tbs. toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp. salt, optional

Salad

  • 4 medium cucumbers, peeled and sliced
  • Sriracha sauce for garnish, optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped dry-roasted peanuts
  • 2 Tbs. cilantro leaves

Preparation

1. To make Peanut-Lime Vinaigrette: Whisk together lime juice and peanut butter in small bowl. Whisk in grapeseed and sesame oils until emulsified. Whisk in salt, if using.

2. To make Salad: Arrange cucumbers in single or double layer on platter. Drizzle with Peanut-Lime Vinaigrette and a touch of sriracha sauce (if using). Sprinkle with peanuts and cilantro leaves.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 128
  • Carbohydrate Content: 5 g
  • Fat Content: 11 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 16 mg
  • Sugar Content: 2 g