Sesame Cucumber Salad

Sesame Cucumber Salad | Yes to Yolks

Remember that incredible grilled chicken I shared with you last time? Well, I found its perfect accompaniment.

Sesame Cucumber Salad | Yes to Yolks

This super simple, super yummy cucumber salad is the ideal side dish for that flavor-packed chicken. It is light, crisp, and refreshing, which works perfectly with the bold, spicy flavors of the chicken.

Sesame Cucumber Salad | Yes to Yolks

I’m almost embarrassed to call this a “recipe” because it is just so darn easy. Slice some cucumbers, toss with an Asian dressing, and serve. It really couldn’t be any easier. Don’t tell your family and friends how easy it is because the flavors will never give you away. They are top notch.

Sesame Cucumber Salad | Yes to Yolks

Just like this recipe, I’m going to keep this short and sweet. Make these cucumbers. They’re great with anything grilled or spicy!

Sesame Cucumber Salad | Yes to Yolks

 Sesame Cucumber Salad                         (makes 4 servings)

3 English (seedless) cucumbers, thinly sliced (peeled, if desired)

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1-2 tablespoons sugar (to taste)

1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

2 scallions, finely chopped

Pinch of red pepper flakes

Combine everything in a bowl and toss to mix. Adjust seasoning as necessary. Can be made and kept in the fridge a few hours before serving.

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