Easy Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad Recipe

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Ingredients

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3 medium-sized cucumbers 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon gochugaru (Korean red pepper flakes) 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon sesame seeds Salt, to taste Chopped green onions for garnish

1

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Wash the cucumbers thoroughly. You can peel them if desired. Cut the cucumbers into thin slices.

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Sprinkle salt over the cucumber slices and let them sit for about 15 minutes. This helps draw out excess water.

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Sprinkle salt over the cucumber slices and let them sit for about 15 minutes. This helps draw out excess water.

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After 15 minutes, gently squeeze the cucumber slices to remove excess water. Pat them dry with a paper towel.

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In a mixing bowl, combine minced garlic, soy sauce, gochugaru, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, and sesame seeds. Mix well to create the dressing.