Thai cucumber salad (ceideburg)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 \N Cucumbers
3 tablespoons Round, thin red chile pepper slices (with seeds)
3 tablespoons Chopped red onions
2 \N Heaping tablespoons dried shrimp, ground to a coarse powder in a mortar or food processor (should be about 2 tablespoons powder).
3 tablespoons Fresh lime juice
1½ tablespoon Fish sauce
2 tablespoons Sugar
1 tablespoon Peanut oil
¼ cup Crushed roasted or fried peanuts

Peel cucumbers. Cut off the ends; cut them in half lengthwise and scrape out the seeds. Slice them thinly into half moons. Add the cucumbers to a bowl with the chiles and onion. Add the ground shrimp, lime juice, fish sauce, sugar and peanut oil; toss well.

Allow to sit or serve immediately sprinkled with the peanuts.

Posted by Stephen Ceideburg; January 21 1991.

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