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Szechwan Cucumbers


1 large cucumber, sliced
1 Tbsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
2 Tbsp. rice vinegar or cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. oil
1 small red onion, sliced
2 tsp. The Spice Hunter Szechwan Seasoning, finely ground
1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro


Toss cucumber with salt and set aside in a colander for ½ hour. Rinse, squeeze out excess water. Combine vinegar and sugar, toss with cucumbers. In small saucepan add oil and sauté onion until translucent; add Szechwan Seasoning. Combine the onion with cucumbers in a bowl. Add cilantro. Serve as an accompaniment to grilled beef or poultry.