Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™
A great contrast of temperatures and flavors.
Diet Types: Low Carbohydrate, Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 - 1 teaspoon crushed hot red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced into thin half moons
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup peanuts, roasted and chopped fine
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
    Instructions:
    In a small bowl, combine the sugar, hot pepper, salt, black & red pepper and garlic. Mix well and set aside. Cut the cucumbers in half lengthwise (if using regular cucumbers, scoop the seeds out) cut each half in 1/4" slices. In a large non-stick skillet heat the Sesame Oil over a medium-hot heat. Add in the cucumbers and red onion. Cook, stirring often about 1 minute, add spices cook 1 minute more then add the lime juice stirring until all the liquid is absorbed. Put the cucumber and onion in a medium bowl and let cool. Let salad sit for at least 3 hours to allow the flavors to mellow. Sprinkle with peanuts before serving.

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