Published Aug 14th
Prep 10m Cook - Additional 30m Ready In 40m
Servings 2 to 4 servings Calories 25.6

This is a spicy salad inspired by the cuisine of Thailand.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cucumbers
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Peel cucumbers, slice lengthwise into quarters, and cut into 1 inch pieces; place in large bowl. Sprinkle with lime juice, chili powder, and salt; toss. Toss with cilantro. Refrigerate until chilled.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 25.6
  • Carbohydrate 6.2 g
  • Fat 0.3 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.1 g
  • Sodium 206 mg
  • Sugar 2.5 g


  1. My husband and I liked this pretty well. Reading the reviews I let is sit overnight. then had it a day later and it soaked the flavors even more. I added more chili powder and cilantro becase my husband adores both.
  2. This was good but it was lacking a little something. Next time I will try a little more cilantro onion and a splash of vinegar. I did add a little extra salt and let it set over night. I think both of those things helped. I will try this again adding the above ideas.
  3. You know what? I have to ammend my earlier comment - give this salad a day to marinate and it is GREAT! I took my leftovers for lunch today and I enjoyed it much more than last night. Make it a day ahead.
  4. awesome awesome awesome. for those of you who like flavor!!! i read the other reviews and put less chili powder like people suggested... big mistake. i made it again & doubled the chili powder & it knocked my socks off! definitely let it marinate long though. i recommend at least 4 hours. good when it's - Read more ...
  5. I thought that this salad was very quick and easy to make. That is a plus. I thought that it tasted a lot better the second day. It really should sit for at least 4-5 hours I would say. My sister didn't really like it but my teachers really liked the salad. I had to - Read more ...
  6. This was AWESOME! I served it with grilled chicken and rice. I only had one cucumber in the house so I added 1/2 of a firm tomato and some red onion. I also added a little fresh mint and some black pepper. Delicious! My 4 year old son asked that I make it for dinner - Read more ...
  7. Nice and easy accompaniment to a meal. Since I don't like too much chili powder I cut the amount in half. My husband thought it had a tad too much cilantro but I love cilantro so it was fine for me. (Fresh not dried cilantro is a must!) Definitely let this chill for at least - Read more ...
  8. This tasted terrible
  9. refreshing...but could use more flavor.

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