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Thai Cucumber Salad with Peanuts

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In this refreshing salad, crisp cucumbers and aromatic cilantro are tossed with a tangy dressing made with lime juice, fish sauce and fiery Thai chiles.

  1. 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  2. 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  3. 1 tablespoon sugar
  4. 2 Thai chiles, thinly sliced
  5. 1 small garlic clove, finely grated
  6. 2 tablespoons canola oil
  7. 3 English cucumbers—halved lengthwise, seeded and sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick
  8. 1 cup packed cilantro, chopped
  9. 1/2 cup salted roasted peanuts
  10. 1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  11. Kosher salt
  1. In a small bowl, whisk the lime juice with the fish sauce, sugar, chiles, garlic and oil. In a large bowl, toss the cucumbers, cilantro, peanuts and onion. Add the dressing and toss to coat. Season with salt and serve right away.