Asian Cucumber Spinach Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Asian Cucumber Spinach Salad recipe? Learn how to make Asian Cucumber Spinach Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by josephino

Makes 4 servings



Light, Healthy, Easy to put together. Good accompaniment/side dish to Rachel's Egg Foo Young

Recipe Ingredients for Asian Cucumber Spinach Salad

1 ? 3 ounces water ,1/3 cup,(eyeball it)
1 ? 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar (eyeball it)
1 ? 1 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 ? 1 tablespoon sugar
1 ? 1 clove garlic, crushed and peeled
1 ? 3 tsp fresh ginger, 3 (1/4-inch thick)
1 ? 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, (1/3 of a palmful)
1 ? 2 teaspoon tamari (eyeball it)
1 ? 1 small red, white or Spanish onion, thinly sliced
1 ? 2 seedless cucumbers, trimmed of ends, cut in half lengthwise then thinly sliced on an angle
1 ? 16 ounces fresh baby spinach, washed thoroughly
1 ? 1 tsp Salt or enough for your taste
1 ? 1/2 tsp pepper(cracked)

Recipe Directions for Asian Cucumber Spinach Salad

  1. Place the water, vinegar, vegetable oil, sugar, garlic, ginger, crushed red pepper flakes and tamari in a small saucepot over medium-high heat, bring up to a bubble and simmer one minute. Remove and discard the garlic and ginger.

  2. Place the sliced onions in a salad bowl and pour the hot mixture over them. Let sit until cool.

  3. Add the cucumbers and spinach to the salad bowl, toss to combine and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Categories

Vegetables, Salads, Side Dish, Asian, Quick, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 80.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
63
Calories from Fat
32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.6g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
127mg
5%
Potassium
98mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
7.5g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
1.1g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 2% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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