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Taiwan Pickles
From: tgt

I have posted a nice vegan menu for Lunar New Year (2/16) on my recipe page.
Below is one recipe, the others are posted on my page:
http://www.europa.com/~tgt
I hope you enjoy these recipes and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  • 1 English cucumber, sliced in half length-wise and sliced
  • Salt (to taste)
DRESSING:
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili oil (or to taste)
  • 1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
GARNISH:
  • Chopped dried chilies to taste*
Place sliced cucumbers in serving bowl and sprinkle with salt to taste.
Mix dressing ingredients in a small bowl and pour over cucumber slices.
Stir to coat.
Sprinkle with dried chilies to taste.
Stir. Serve cold.
(This dish can be made several hours ahead.)

*the same chilies you use at the pizza parlour!