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Chili Mayo Cucumber Salad
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Chili Mayo Cucumber Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword cucumber salad with mayo
Prep Time 20 minutes
Draining time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 440kcal
Author Victor

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sliced cucumbers about 2 large or 4 medium cucumbers, sliced 3/8" thick
  • 1 red onion quartered and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 Tbsp sea salt
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp chili oil plus more to taste
  • 1 clove garlic pressed
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill finely chopped; or 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 Tbsp fresh cilantro finely chopped; or 1 tsp dried cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chives or green onion finely sliced;
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp black sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Mix cucumbers, red onion, and sea salt together in a bowl. Let sit for 15 minutes.
    Cucumbers mixed with onions and salt in a bowl.
  • Drain off the accumulated liquid, mix and let sit for 15 minutes more. Drain off the liquid again.
    Draining off cucumber juices.
  • In a large bowl, stir mayonnaise, lemon juice, chopped herbs, green onion, garlic, and black pepper together in a bowl until smooth.
  • Add the drained cucumbers, white sesame seeds and stir well to coat the cucumbers with the dressing.
    Mixing cucumbers with mayo and other ingredients.
  • Plate the salad in layers as shown on the picture. Garnish with black sesame seeds and whole dill and parsley or cilantro twigs.
    Plating cucumber and mayo salad.
  • Serve right away or cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for several hours.

Nutrition

Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 26g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 796mg | Potassium: 274mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 166IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg