General Healthy Living

Cucumber Salad with Soy Ginger and Garlic

Beat the summer heat with a burst of flavor from our cucumber, soy ginger, and garlic salad. This vibrant medley brings together crisp cucumber slices bathed in a zesty marinade of soy ginger and garlic, creating a symphony of flavors that dance on your plate. Each bite offers a refreshing burst, perfect for combatting the summer heat while providing a healthy dose of vitamins and antioxidants.

This easy-to-make, delicious salad will soon become your go-to for summer socials or a quick snack for your busy days.


2 large cucumbers (thinly sliced)

3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon sugar

1 small garlic clove (minced)

1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne (to taste)

Freshly ground pepper

2 tablespoons sunflower oil or grapeseed oil

1 bunch scallions, white and light green parts (thinly sliced)

2 tablespoons chopped cilantro



  • Add cucumbers to colander in the sink. Let sit for 15 minutes then rinse and pat dry. Transfer to a salad bowl.
  • In a separate container add the vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, ginger, cayenne, pepper, sesame oil, and the sunflower oil and whisk together.
  • Add the scallions and cilantro to the cucumbers. then add the mixed sauce and toss together.
  • Place until it is time to serve.

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