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3-Minute Seasoned Cucumbers for Bento

3-Minute Seasoned Cucumbers for Bento

All you have to do is pound the cucumbers and toss them with the seasonings! It should only take 3 minutes. The bold Chinese-style flavoring makes these a perfect bento item.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Cucumbers
2
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Sugar
1 tablespoon (to taste)
Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
Vinegar
1 tablespoon
Toasted sesame seeds
to taste

Steps

1. Sprinkle the cucumbers with salt, gently roll them on a cutting board, then pound them with a rolling pin. If it's too much trouble to pound them, press down on them with your hands to break them.
2. Combine the seasonings in a bowl, and add the cucumbers. Then mix away. They're done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I make these often whenever I have an excess of cucumbers. They make great bento fillers, and are super easy.