Thai Cucumber Salad (Yum Tang Gwa) Recipe


August 6, 2016

Recipe by Chef Jacquie



2 cucumbers cut lengthwise, peeled, seeded and sliced

2 Tbs. fresh coriander leaves

2 Tbs. chopped roasted peanuts

1/4 cup diced red onion

1 Red hot Thai chili pepper, diced

Dressing Ingredients

2 Tbs. Thai fish sauce

1 Tbs. Garlic Chili Pepper Sauce

1/2 cup rice wine vinegar

1/2 cup sugar


1In a small sauce pot, over medium heat, make the dressing by adding Thai fish sauce, vinegar and sugar; cook until sugar is dissolved.

2In a medium bowl, add cucumbers, onion, Thai chili pepper and dressing, stir together until incorporated; let stand to marinate for 30 minutes.

3Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and peanuts.

4Serve with chicken or beef Satay and best if eaten the same day it is made.