Cool evenings call for a curry… Now I am not a pro with curries but this is delicious and I love the Maesri curry pastes. You could easily swap the fish for chicken, slow cooked beef… Ingredients: 500g snapper (or white fish of choice) - cut into large cubes1 tin...
Smashed Asian Cucumber Salad
I’ve had this salad out and LOVED it! So much so that when my parents gave me 2kg of fresh cucumbers I had to use them up to avoid them from going manky…. This salad came to mind and I loved @recipe_tin version I had to make it. I served this with sticky lime ribs and rice. It also tastes amazing with dumplings.
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500g/ 1 lb cucumbers (4 medium or 2 long cucumbers)
3/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp coriander/cilantro , roughly chopped
1/4 cup green onions , sliced
1.5 tbsp rice vinegar
4 tsp sesame oil
1.5 tsp ginger , freshly grated
2 tsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp sugar
- Bash the cucumbers until they split open on the sides (see video) using something heavy like the smooth side of a meat mallet, rolling pin, pestle or even a can.
- Cut into 2.5cm/1″ chunks then place in a bowl.
- Sprinkle with salt, toss, leave for 20 minutes.
- Drain excess liquid in the bowl.
- Drizzle over cucumbers, sprinkle with coriander and green onions. Toss and serve immediately.
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