Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

Chinese smashed cucumber salad will appeal to lovers of spicy Chinese cuisine. Such an interesting name arose because of the method of preparation of this dish. It is prepared quickly and is characterized by minimalism, but in order for the appetizer to be successful, it is important to choose the right cucumbers. They should be dense with a thin skin. Even greenhouse vegetables will do, as long as they are not too juicy, otherwise the dish will turn out watery. Otherwise, everything is very simple.

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. Cucumbers choose dense and not damaged. Remove the husk from two cloves of garlic.

Ingredients for Chinese Smashed Cucumbers - photo step 1

2. Cut the cucumbers into halves and cut off their tips.

sliced ​​cucumbers in half - photo step 2

3. In any convenient way, lightly beat off the cucumbers.

broken cucumbers - photo step 3

4. Cut the smashed cucumbers into small pieces.

broken cucumbers - photo step 4

5. Cut two cloves of garlic into slices.

sliced ​​garlic - photo step 5

6. We clean half of the chili pepper from seeds and cut into rings.

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

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

cooking smashed cucumbers in Chinese - photo step 7

8. Next, pour in sesame oil, vegetable oil, apple cider vinegar and soy sauce. We mix everything. We send the salad in the refrigerator for about 20-30 minutes.

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad is ready. Eat with pleasure.

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

Chinese Smashed Cucumber Salad

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