Growing Chefs! Ontario Cilantro Lime Cucumber Salad
Cilantro Lime Cucumber Salad
Gather your mis en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.
Slice cucumber very thinly with a Chef’s knife.
Cut jalapeño in half, remove stem, and scrape out seeds with a spoon. Cut into strips and finely. dice
Wash your hands before touching your face after handling hot peppers!
Remove peel from garlic, and grate finely with a rasp. Alternately, mince very finely with a Chef’s knife.
Cut limes in half, and juice enough limes to get ⅓ cup lime juice.
Remove cilantro leaves from stem and discard stem. Bunch together cilantro leaves and chop finely.
Measure olive oil and red pepper flakes.
Add diced jalapeño and garlic to a medium-sized bowl.
Add lime juice to the bowl, with pepper and salt and whisk together well. season
Continue whisking, and add oil in a thin stream, whisking continually, to the oil into the dressing. emulsify
Combine cucumbers with red chili flakes and cilantro in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss with tongs to combine. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
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