Smashed Cucumber Salad

Recipe Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin


    • 3 continental cucumbers, deseeded
    • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
    • 2 tsp sesame oil
    • 1 tsp tamari soy sauce
    • 1 tsp wasabi
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 1 tsp caster sugar
    • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
    • A handful of fresh coriander leaves
    • 2 tsp sesame seeds, toasted
    • Ugly Food & Co Chilli Oil, to taste

    Serves: 6-8
    Preparation Time: 15 minutes
    Difficulty: Easy
    Attributes: Vegan, Gluten-Free


    1. Gently ‘smash’ cucumbers with a rolling pin until they begin to crack open. Cut the smashed cucumbers lengthways in 4, then into 4cm long pieces. Transfer to a bowl and season with 1 tsp salt. Leave for 10 mins, then drain excess liquid.
    2. Meanwhile mix vinegar, oil, tamari, wasabi, garlic, sugar and onion in a large bowl. Toss through cucumber. Scatter coriander leaves, sprinkle sesame seeds and serve.