Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jul. 19, 2022
I love the marinated sides and salads that come with meals at Japanese restaurants and wanted to try them at home. After some research, I came up with this cool, crisp salad. —Kimberly Ludvick, Newburgh, New York
Sesame-Ginger Cucumber Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sriracha chili sauce
  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • Thinly sliced green onions


  1. For dressing, mix first 7 ingredients. Trim ends and cut cucumbers crosswise into 3-in. sections. Cut sections into julienned strips.
  2. To serve, toss cucumbers with sesame seeds and dressing. Sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 64 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 293mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.