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Food and Recipe Sweet and Spicy Cucumber Salad

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by Jeanh, Sep 11, 2015.

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    INGREDIENTS:

    • 3 English cucumbers, halved and sliced
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1 cup rice vinegar
    • 1 cup water
    • 4 packs Splenda (or sugar equivalent)
    • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • ½ cup diced red onion

    DIRECTIONS:

    1. In a large colander, sprinkle the cucumbers with salt.
    2. Allow the cucumbers to sit with the salt so that the juices drain.
    3. After about 1 hour, simmer the vinegar, water, Splenda and crushed red pepper in a small saucepan.
    4. Reduce the liquid to ⅔ cup and remove from heat.
    5. Add onions to vinegar mixture before pouring over the cucumbers.
    6. Refrigerate before serving for a minimum of 30 minutes.
     
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