Chilled Cucumber, Cilantro and Mint Salad
- 1 medium cucumber
- 1 fresh green chili, seeded and chopped (optional)
- 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
1.Use a sharp knife or a mandoline to thinly slice the cucumber. Arrange slices on a plate. Sprinkle with chopped green chiles, if using, then cover with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before ready to serve.
2.To make the dressing, add the cilantro, mint, lemon juice, salt and sugar in a small bowl and toss to combine.
3.Remove cucumber from refrigerator and place in a serving dish. Pour dressing over the cucumber and gently toss to combine then serve.