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Craving a refreshing, low-calorie side dish bursting with flavor and crunch?

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Asian Carrot  Cucumber Salad

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This Asian carrot cucumber salad with roasted sesame dressing packs a punch with vibrant colors and satisfying textures.

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My simple salting technique keeps cucumbers crisp (no mushy salads here!).

Secret no.1: Salting

How to make Asian cucumber carrot salad

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Remove pulp and slice cucumbers. Add salt and toss. Place the cucumber slices in a colander and let them drain.

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Heat sesame oil and add red pepper flakes. Turn off the heat and let it cool down.

Secret no.2: Quick chili oil

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To the chili oil, add roasted sesame paste, rice vinegar, lemon juice, honey, soy sauce, salt and pepper.  Whisk until combined.

Roasted sesame dressing

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Transfer the drained cucumber slices to a large bowl. Add sliced carrots, roasted peanuts and chopped cilantro. Drizzle the roasted sesame dressing.

Assemble the salad

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Toss everything together. Add more toppings of your choice: roasted cashews, almonds or sesame seeds.

Toss

Enjoy your delicious Asian Cucumber Carrot Salad! Get the full recipe by  clicking the button below:

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