Taiwanese Sesame Cucumbers Recipe

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Florence Gauthier Modified: March 24, 2022
Taiwanese Sesame Cucumbers Recipe

How To Make Taiwanese Sesame Cucumbers

Savor a simple and tasty side in this Taiwanese sesame cucumbers recipe that tosses crunchy cucumbers in rice vinegar, sesame seeds, and rice vinegar.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Marinate Time: 10 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 3cucumbers,seedless
  • ½cupsesame oil,toasted
  • rice vinegar
  • kosher salt,to taste
  • ½cupsesame seeds
  • ½tspred pepper,crushed
  • 4scallions


  1. Cut the cucumbers lengthwise into eighths, then cut them crosswise into 2-inch-long sticks.

  2. In a large bowl, combine the sesame oil, vinegar, and a large pinch of salt. Add the cucumbers and toss well. Let stand for 10 minutes, tossing a few times.

  3. In a mini food processor, combine the sesame seeds, crushed red pepper, and 1½ teaspoons of salt. Process until the sesame seeds are coarsely chopped.

  4. Add ½ of the mixture to the cucumbers and toss well. Arrange the cucumbers on a platter. Sprinkle with the remaining sesame seed mixture and the scallions and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 127.60kcal
  • Fat: 12.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.74g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.74g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.51g
  • Fiber: 1.22g
  • Sugar: 1.40g
  • Protein: 1.65g
  • Sodium: 222.00mg
  • Calcium: 74.28mg
  • Potassium: 152.82mg
  • Iron: 1.16mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.21mg
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