This is a very simple salad to go with any Asian inspired meal. Add an Asian glazed pork loin or some lemongrass marinated shrimp or tofu to make this an entrée. 


Cucumber Salad with Coconut Curry Dressing

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings (as an appetizer)

For Salad:

  • 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced (with a mandolin if you have one)
  • ½ cup cooked and shelled Edamame beans
  • 2 handfuls of baby spinach
  • 1 handful fresh basil

For Dressing (makes extra):

  • ½ cup coconut milk
  •  Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon red curry paste
  • ½ teaspoon agave syrup
  • ½ teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce (or your favorite hot sauce)

The instructions on this one are very straightforward. Whisk together all ingredients for the dressing. Toss together all ingredients for the salad and drizzle with the dressing.