Easy and delicious cucumber salad recipe made with sliced cucumbers and red onions marinated with a lime cilantro dressing.
Course Salad, Side Dish, Starter
Cuisine Ecuadorian, International, Latin, South American
Keyword Cucumber salad, Cucumber salad with lime and cilantro
Prep Time 10minutes
Total Time 10minutes
1small red onionsliced
2cucumberspeeled or not – based on your preference, sliced
2-3medium sized limesjuiced
2tablespoonsof finely chopped cilantrocan also use parsley if you prefer
2tablespoonsof olive oil
Salt to taste
To remove some of the bitterness/spiciness from the onions, place the onion slices in a bowl, sprinkle about ½ tablespoon of salt over the onions. Rub the salt in and then cover with water for a few minutes. Then drain and rinse the onions well.
Place the sliced cucumbers, sliced onions, lime juice, chopped cilantro, and olive oil in a bowl.
Mix well, taste and add salt as needed.
Serve immediately or let rest refrigerated for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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