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Broken cucumber salad

  • Nutrition Facts
  • Calories: 107
  • Protein: 4
  • Fats: 8
  • Carbohydrates: 4

    Hello friends. We are glad to meet you again and today we offer you an unusual Chinese salad called "broken cucumbers". Keep in mind that the name is not just a figurative expression, the salad we prepare with really broken cucumbers. But for now, a few words about the history of this dish.

    History of the dish

    Broken cucumber salad and its recipe are called so because of the very original method of preparation. Before cooking, cucumbers are cut into pieces and often even freed from seeds. Truly, the seeds are often stay on place. We will do the same today. These prepared cucumbers are beaten off with the help of scrap materials: with a knife or a rolling pin. And after this salad is seasoned with a mixture of vegetable oil, soy sauce and vinegar. The main goal is to keep the cucumbers crisp but savory and spicy at the same time. If everything is done correctly, the beaten cucumber salad will be simply excellent. This is what we are doing today. Here is our option - broken cucumbers recipe with a photo.


    • Cucumbers - 1 kg
    • Garlic - about 6 cloves
    • Chile - flakes 2 tsp. or fresh - 1 pod
    • Salt - to taste
    • Rice vinegar - 4 tablespoons.
    • Sesame oil - 4 tablespoons.
    • Soy sauce - 4 tbsp.
    • Granulated sugar - optional
    • Sesame seeds - 2 tsp.
    • Cilantro - a large bunch

    How to cook broken cucumbers:

    1. First, we will prepare the necessary products;

      Broken cucumber salad

    2. Cut the cucumbers into large strips;

      Chop the cucumbers into strips dividing from lengthways or across

    3. Chop the garlic;

      Chop the garlic into small pieces

    4. Place the future broken cucumbers to the package, put the garlic there too;

      Put cucumbers and garlic in a tight bag

    5. We release all the air from the package and close it;

      We seal the bag, having previously released air from it

    6. Using a rolling pin, carefully beat off the cucumbers;

      Cucumbers must now be beaten off with a rolling pin

    7. Put chopped cucumbers to a bowl;

      Put the already beaten cucumbers into a large bowl

    8. Add soy sauce;

      Pour in soy sauce

    9. It's time to add rice vinegar;

      Now let's add some rice vinegar

    10. It's time to season the salad with sesame oil;

      Add sesame oil

    11. Mix the salad well;

      Mix the salad

    12. Add salt and, if desired, sugar;

      Pour salt and sugar to taste

    13. And now we need to add chili;

      I need to add a spice in the form of chili

    14. The final touch is sesame seeds;

      Add sesame seeds

    15. And we add chopped cilantro, of course;

      Now cut cilantro into small pieces and add it to the salad

    16. Transfer the salad to the tray and leave to marinate for a couple of hours;

      Cover the finished salad with a lid and marinate for a couple of hours

    17. And now it is necessary to serve the cucumbers on the table and enjoy it.

      Time to Serve Salad and Enjoy

    The benefits of the dish

    Such cucumbers are a vivid example of a real spicy and surprisingly aromatic dish. Broken cucumber salad and its recipe will be an excellent option for any feast. First of all, it is an excellent appetizer, and no holiday can be complete without it. And such a salad contains a minimum of calories, which will definitely give him a lot of fans and female fans. Do you cook something like that? Do you like pickles? What do you cook most often? Tell us and we will cook together. We are waiting for letters and suggestions. Your HozOboz!

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