Cucumber Salad

By August 9, 2011Uncategorized

1 tablespoons fine-quality dried shrimp

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1.5 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoons nam pla (Asian fish sauce; preferably Thai)

1 cucumbers (halved lengthwise and sliced crosswise 1/8 inch thick

1 small shallots, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)

Finely grind shrimp (if using) in a blender until very fluffy, about 1 minute.

Stir together lime juice, sugar, and fish sauce in a large bowl until sugar is dissolved, then add cucumber and shallot, tossing to coat.

Serve salad sprinkled with dried shrimp.

Author Terra

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