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Sunomono Salad Recipe (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Author: Hungry Huy (recipe from Japanese Cooking 101)


  • 2-3 Japanese cucumbers or 4 Persian cucumbers
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds


  • Slice cucumbers thin
  • Sprinkle with salt, wait 5 minutes, then squeeze cucumbers to remove water (don't be afraid!)
  • Mix rice vinegar, sugar, soy sauce until dissolved, then add to cucumbers.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds