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Ribbon Salad

Serves 6 as a side dish with grilled salmon or chicken. Also great as part of a lunch plate with other salads.

Recipe Type: Appetizer Recipe Yield: 6 Servings Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 5 Minutes


Seedless Cucumber
  1. 1 Ontario greenhouse seedless cucumber (approx. 12" long)
  2. ¼ cup (60 ml) rice vinegar
  3. 1 tsp (5 ml) sesame oil
  4. ½ tsp (3 ml) white sugar
  5. ¼ tsp (1 mL) sea salt
  6. Black sesame seeds for garnish


  • Trim the ends off the cucumber. Cut the cucumber in half through the centre. Using a vegetable peeler, very sharp knife or mandolin, slice the cucumber lengthwise into thin ribbons. Place in medium bowl.
  • Combine vinegar, sesame oil, sugar and sea salt. Stir well to dissolve sugar.
  • Just before serving, pour the dressing over the cucumber ribbons and toss gently.
  • Place in serving bowl and garnish with sesame seeds.
  • Makes 6 servings