Cooked cucumber salad - oi bok kum na mool *

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 large Cucumber
1¼ teaspoon Salt
1½ tablespoon Sesame Oil
2 tablespoons Finely Chopped Green Onion
2 tablespoons Light Soy Sauce
2 teaspoons Chili Powder
1½ teaspoon Sugar
1 tablespoon White Sesame Seeds, Toasted And Ground

Peel the cucumber and cut into wide strips, discarding seed core, then cut crosswise into sticks. Place in a colander and sprinkle with the salt. Set aside for 10 minutes to drain, then rinse and dry thoroughly.

Heat the sesame oil in a pan and fry the cucumber with the chopped green onion over medium heat until it begins to soften. Add the soy sauce, chili powder and sugar and toss until the seasonings are evenly distributed. Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle with the sesame seeds. Serve warm or slightly chilled.

From Asia The Beautiful Cookbook. Typed by Syd Bigger.

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