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REC: Cucumber Salad with Thai Lime Dressing - it's in Tried n True -- FABULOUS!!

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Posted to Thread #18947 at 11:08 pm on Sep 7, 2010

Cucumber Salad with Thai Lime Dressing
posted by Traca
Serves 4

2-1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 teaspoons sweet chili sauce or chili garlic sauce
1/2 teaspoon finely minced garlic
1 to 2 teaspoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt

2 cups watercress or arugula leaves, washed and dried
2 medium cucumbers, peeled
1/4 cup roasted unsalted peanuts, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

1. Prepare dressing: Combine lime juice, oil, chili sauce, garlic, brown sugar and salt in a small jar.
Set aside in refrigerator until 30 minutes before using.

2. Prepare salad: Remove any large stems from watercress or arugula. Wrap in a paper towel and
refrigerate until ready to put salad together. Slice cucumbers into 1/8-inch thick slices; wrap in paper

towels and refrigerate.
3. Layer half of greens, cucumbers, peanuts and mint on a platter and drizzle with half of the dressing.
Repeat layers and serve.


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