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Seasoned Cucumber, Oi-muchim
오이무침

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Spicyness: 
3
Average: 3 (1 vote)
quick n easy
healthy
salad
nut free
gluten free
vegetarian
vegan
prep time: 
10 min
inactive time: 
0 min
cooking time: 
5 min
total time: 
15 min

Spicy, sweet and sour flavors all collide here, along with refreshing cucumber. This is a perfect side dish for hot summer day. You could have it as an appetizer if you can handle the spiciness.

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Cucumber 오이
½ Green Onion 파
1 tspGarlic (minced) 다진 마늘
1 tspVinegar 식초
1 tspSalt 소금
½ tspSesame Seeds 깨
½ tspSesame Oil 참기름
1 tspSugar 설탕
1 tbsGochugaru, Korean Hot Pepper Flakes 고추가루
tips: 

May need more or less seasoning depending on the size of cucumber.

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Ingredient amounts in the recipe summary are for the default serving size.

1. Wash & Cut

Wash the cucumber under running water. Peel and slice the cucumber ⅛” (or 3 mm) thick.

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1

Wash cucumber

Peel

Slice ⅛” (or 3 mm)

2. Chop

Wash ½ green onion and chop it finely.

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2

Wash green onion

Chop

3. Seasoning

In a large bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of chopped green onion, 1 teaspoon of minced garlic, 1 teaspoon of vinegar, 1 teaspoon of salt, ½ teaspoon of sesame seeds, ½ teaspoon of sesame oil, 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1 tablespoon of red chili flakes.

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3

Mix

  • 1 tbs chopped green onion
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp sesame seeds
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbs red chili flakes

4. Finish

Add sliced cucumber to the seasoning and mix by hand very gently. Enjoy!

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4

Mix cucumber and seasoning

Enjoy!

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