Leng qing gua (cold cucumbers with garlic)
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:27:20 AM. Recipe ID 62171. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Leng qing gua (cold cucumbers with garlic)
Categories: China, Salads
Yield: 4 Servings
1 lb Cucumbers
2 ts Salt
2 ts Sugar
1 tb White rice vinegar
1 1/2 tb Peanut oil
1 tb Coarsely chopped garlic
SLICE THE CUCUMBERS in half lengthways. Using a spoon, remove the
seeds. Cut the cucumber halves into 3-by-1/2-inch pieces. Combine the
cucumber pieces with salt and allow to sit in a colander set inside a
bowl for 10 minutes. Rinse them in cold water, blot them dry and toss
with the sugar and vinegar. Heat a wok or large frying pan until it
is hot and add the oil and garlic. Stir-fry for 15 seconds until it
is lightly brown. Mix with the cucumbers and serve.
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