Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

This interesting name came from the way this dish is prepared. It is quick and easy to make and has a minimalist approach, but to make the snack successful, it is important to choose the right cucumbers. They should be firm with thin skin. Even greenhouse vegetables will do, as long as they are not too juicy, otherwise the dish will turn out watery. The rest is very simple. Following our step-by-step recipe with photos, you will be able to prepare delicious Chinese smashed cucumbers Salad.

Cooking time: 30 minutes.

Servings: 3.

Calories: 55.

Cuisine: Chinese.


  • cucumbers - 500 g;
  • chili pepper - 1/2 pc;
  • soy sauce - 2 tbsp;
  • garlic - 2 cloves;
  • vegetable oil - 1 tbsp;
  • apple vinegar - 1/2 tbsp;
  • sesame oil - 1 tsp;
  • sesame seeds - 1-2 tsp


1. We prepare the ingredients for cooking Chinese smashed cucumber salad. Choose firm and undamaged cucumbers. Peel two cloves of garlic.

2. Cut the cucumbers in half and trim off the ends.

sliced ​​cucumbers in half - photo step 2

3. Slightly beat the cucumbers in any convenient way.

broken cucumbers - photo step 3

4. Cut the beaten vegetable into small pieces.

broken cucumbers - photo step 4

5. Cut two cloves of garlic into slices.

sliced ​​garlic - photo step 5

6. Cut half of the chili pepper into rings, removing the seeds.

sliced ​​garlic and sliced ​​chili peppers - photo step 6

7. Add the sliced garlic, chili pepper rings and a teaspoon of sesame seeds to the cucumbers.

cooking smashed cucumbers in Chinese - photo step 7

8. Then pour sesame oil, vegetable oil, apple vinegar and soy sauce. Mix everything. Send the salad to the refrigerator for about 20-30 minutes.

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad is ready. Enjoy your meal.

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

Cooking video