The recipe for beaten cucumbers can be considered an innovation in Chinese cuisine, thanks to which many housewives have learned another way to quickly pickle this vegetable. Indeed, in less than a day, spicy pickles with a breathtaking smell are obtained - an ideal snack for a strong drink from the bar. Broken cucumber salad, the recipe of which can be found below, is a classic version with spicy sauce. Sometimes local vodka is added to the dressing, sometimes oyster sauce - all these additives increase the degree of sharpness of taste.
You should not think that some hostess decided to demonstrate her unwillingness to cook, and here is the result - broken cucumbers. On the contrary, in the East there is a certain philosophy of food, according to which vegetables should have minimal contact with the knife. Although, all this is just an assumption and it is not known for certain where the salad of broken cucumbers came from. Most likely, these are the features of the national cuisine and the general principles for an appetizer: ease of preparation, good taste, no heaviness after eating. By the way, the taste really turns out to be quite good, and the smell is even better, it stimulates the appetite, and it is difficult to overeat cucumbers.
It is difficult to say that the Chinese-style beaten cucumbers recipe is in the rank of the most healthy food. You need to understand - this is spicy food that is prepared for a specific occasion, for adults. A spicy, sour, spicy snack is suitable for a healthy person who decides to experiment, get acquainted with oriental cuisine, it should not be abused. But it can also be noted that the dish is vegetarian. An additional plus is the presence of hot peppers and garlic - these are natural antibiotics that can neutralize food as much as possible.
Despite some irony with the name, the cucumbers turned out to be unexpectedly tasty, spicy, with a sweet and sour note. By the way, if the marinade remains, you can pour it into a jar with an airtight lid and put it in the refrigerator - this will be an excellent salad dressing for another couple of days.