Chilled Cucumber Salad (PureWow)

Chilled Cucumber Salad

Servings: 6 servings

Time: Start to Finish: 2 hours


1 European cucumber, thinly sliced

1 small red onion—peeled, halved and thinly sliced

1 garlic clove, peeled and smashed

4 sprigs fresh dill

1½ cups seasoned rice vinegar


1. In a medium glass bowl, toss together the cucumber, onion, garlic and dill.

2. Pour the vinegar over the cucumber mixture. The cucumber slices should be submerged in the vinegar; if they aren’t, you can weigh them down with a second bowl.

3. Transfer the bowl to the refrigerator and marinate to develop the flavor, at least 1½ hours. (The longer you let the salad marinate, the more intense the flavor will be.) Serve chilled.

Note: The marinated cucumbers will keep, covered and refrigerated, for up to a week and a half.

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