Tropical cucumber salad
It's always interesting to try something different when you're making up a summer salad while entertaining family and friends. It pays to be a little bit more imaginative and try some different ingredients to liven up your salads and add a twist to them. It will surprise your fellow diners and adds a nice touch to your meal by combining cucumber, avocado and mango with a salty-sweet dressing for a taste of the tropics.
3-5 teaspoons fish sauce
1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest, plus more for garnish
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 medium cucumber, cut into 3/4 inch dice
1 avocado, cut into 3/4 inch dice
1 mango, cut into 3/4 dice
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
1. Whisk fish sauce to taste
2. Add lime zest, lime juice oil, brown sugar, vinegar and crushed red pepper in a large bowl until combined
3. Add cucumber, avocado, mango and coriander and gently toss to coat.
4. Serve garnished with lime zest if desired.
Recipe is from www.eatingwell.com