Smacked Cucumber with Chili Oil

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Savory bites of cucumber tossed in chili oil and soy sauce. The perfect appetizer to wow your guests!




  1. Put cucumber on a cutting board and place a chef’s knife, flat, on top.
  2. Using the palm of your hand, smack the knife until the cucumber splits and breaks. Chop into bite size piece and transfer to a bowl.
  3. Sprinkle salt on top, toss and set aside for 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile make the chili oil by whisking the remaining ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
  5. Drain the cucumber pieces and pat dry. Return to the bowl and top with chili oil. Serve.

Keywords: vegetables, side, appetizer, vegetarian, plant based, meatless, Asian

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