Smashed Cucumber Salad

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I’m not sure what it is about cucumber salads but I cannot get enough of them. I’ve got and addiction. And this Smashed Cucumber Salad is a go to for me every time that I am jonesing. In my book, it it right up there with Sunomono salad, the King of cucumber salads. The bonus of the smashed cucumber salad is it’s way easier to make and smashing cucumbers helps get some of the day out of your bones. When you put your weight into the broad side of a knife and the cucumber goes squish, well, it’s something that you should all experience. It’s magical.

Anywho, it is a really straight forward salad to make. Now let me break it down…

Ingredients

  • Persian cucumbers
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Red Pepper Flakes

Sauce

  • 2 Part Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Part Honey
  • 1 Part Soy Sauce
  • 1 Part Sesame Oil
  • Salt to…

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