We've seen this smashed cucumber salad thing around and most of us were a little skeptical.... until we tasted it! WOW. Something happens to these cucumbers when the rough edges marinate in the dressing. You've got to try it!
Makes 4 servings
What you need
1 pound Persian cucumbers
½ teaspoon coarse salt
2 tablespoons Lemon Garlic
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
½ cup chopped cilantro
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
What you do
- Place cucumbers on a cutting board and hit them with a rolling pin or meat mallet to break them apart. Tear or slice them into even pieces.
- Place the cucumbers in a colander and sprinkle with salt. Let drain 5-10 minutes.
- Add the cucumbers to a bowl and toss with the Lemon Garlic, lime, cilantro, and red pepper flakes.