Accordion Korean Cucumber Salad


Step 1. – To make cucumber accordions -see video in full recipe: . Or simply slice cucumbers into ⅛-inch-thick rounds.

Step 2. Salt the cucumbers for 5 minutes. Rinse with water and transfer them to a Tupperware-type container.

Step 3. Make dressing: Mix tamari, rice vinegar, gochugaru, maple syrup, sesame oil, and toasted sesame seeds in a medium bowl. Press or grate the garlic into the bowl. Add green onion and mix.

Step 4. Pour two-thirds of the dressing over cucumbers. Place the lid on the container and toss them until fully coated with dressing. Or mix in a large bowl.

Serve Korean Cucumber Salad (Oi Muchim) with rice and edamame for a complete meal. I mixed black (purple) rice with white rice.

Storage: – Korean Cucumber Salad (Oi Muchim) is best enjoyed right away. However, you can refrigerate any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

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