Chinese Cucumber Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Chinese cucumber salad is often offered as an appetizer at Chinese restaurants. The salad consists of crisp, raw cucumber pieces that have been marinated in a blend of soy sauce, wine, vinegar and chilies. I like to use Persian cucumbers because they are very crisp.


  • 4 Persian cucumbers chilled
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp white sugar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 cloves of garlic peeled and smashed
  • 2 chilies finely chopped


  1. Slice the cucumber in half and remove the seeds. Cut the cucumber up into bite-sized chunks and refrigerate.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl mix the salt, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar and soy sauce together until the sugar melts. Add the garlic and chilies to the sauce and stir.
  3. Toss the cucumber pieces with the sauce and serve.


Recipe source: Butterfingers

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Cucumber Salad
Amount Per Serving (0.25 of recipe)
Calories 92 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Sodium 1344mg58%
Potassium 518mg15%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 430IU9%
Vitamin C 42.7mg52%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 1.2mg7%
Net Carbs 9g18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have. All images and content are © Kirbie's Cravings.

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