Korean-Style Salad with Peeled Cucumbers and Wakame Seaweed

Korean-Style Salad with Peeled Cucumbers and Wakame Seaweed

Peeled cucumbers are especially delicious. It might feel like a waste but it makes a big difference, so it's definitely worth it.


Wakame seaweed
50 g
☆Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
☆Lemon juice
1 tablespoon
☆Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
1/2 teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon
☆Garlic (grated)
a small amount
☆White sesame seeds
1 teaspoon
You can use your favourite dressing as well
Green onions
as needed


1. Mix the ☆ ingredients well. If you have enough time, please let the seasoning chill in the fridge.
2. Peel the cucumbers, and slice diagonally. Cut the wakame seaweed into bite-sized pieces.
3. Add the Step 2 ingredients into the Step 1 dressing and mix. Serve on a plate, sprinkle chopped green onions on top, and it's done.
4. It's also tasty to add leafy greens, lettuce, and tofu, etc.

Story Behind this Recipe

One salad that I ate at a restaurant had peeled cucumbers in it and it was very delicious, so I tried to copy it. I made Korean-style dressing and mixed it with the salad.