Thai Cucumber Salad

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Prepare time: 5 min
Cook: 10 min
Ready in: 15 min

Thai Cucumber Salad is the fresh dish to chill your day. Probably could cheer up your summer time with your family, friends, or your partner if you put it in the refrigerator before you eat it so that you will get combination between cool sensation in your mouth and traditional taste of Thailand cuisine. Thai Cucumber salad is also suitable to be your opening dish before you go to the main course.

Easy Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe

Many good advantages of Thai Cucumber Salad that especially you could get from the cucumber. Cucumber could keeps you hydrated, flushes out the toxic, become natural supplements for your skin, stabilized blood pressure and reduces cholesterol, etc. Cool right? What are you waiting for? Let’s check the recipe, then get the healthy benefits!


  • 3 English cucumbers (cut into horizontal half shape, remove the seed then sliced crosswise or sliced into stick shape)
  • Two pieces of natural lime juice
  • 1 tbsp of thai fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp of sugar
  • 2 thinly sliced pieces of thai chiles,
  • One small grated garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp of coconut oil
  • One stalk of chopped cilantro or coriander leaf
  • ½ cup chopped peanut, salted
  • One red onion, light thinly sliced
  • Salt


1Put the lime juice with the chiles, sugar, fish sauce, garlic and oil in a small bowl, mix well. In another of a large bowl, put in the cilantro, onion,  cucumbers, and  peanuts,. Add the dressing sauce. Sprinkle it with salt and serve Thai Cucumber Salad right away.

2Put Salad on a plate or in a bowl or any mediator as you wish. You may add extra peanut, or the coriander leafs as the garnish if you like. It’s also better if you add extra lime juice to get extra freshness taste to cheer up your summer.

Tada! Your Thai Cucumber Salad is finally ready! But actually, there’s something you need to know about the traditional way of serving Thai Cucumber Salad. People in Thailand usually mix Thai Cucumber Salad in a rock mortar or wood mortar then pound the Thai Cucumber Salad with the dressing mixture. If you visit Thailand and looking the ‘real’ ingredients, people in Thailand also using small red shallot instead using red union and also adding Thailand shrimp paste to make the flavor of Thai Cucumber Salad more authentic.

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