Chinese cucumber salad( serves 4)
Prep time: 40 mins
Refrigeration time: 2 hours Ingredients 1 large English cucumber, peeled salt 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 3 tbsp red vinegar 1 tbsp Chinese soy sauce 2 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp brown sugar 3cm fresh root ginger, peeled and finely grated Method 1. Slice cucumber in half lengthwise. Using a teaspoon, scrape seeds out and cut flesh into 2cm thick pieces. Place in colander, sprinkle with salt and allow to stand for 30 minutes. Rinse well, dry and place in a serving dish. 2. Whisk together remaining ingredients to make a dressing and pour over cucumber. Cover and allow to stand for a couple of hours in the fridge. Serve cold.