POPSUGAR Food

Jun 26 2014 - 11:21am

Southeast Asian Heirloom Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Notes

This salad dressing is oil-free and is delicious as is, though a sparing drizzle of toasted sesame oil wouldn't hurt, if you're so inclined.

Ingredients

2 teaspoons fish sauce, or to taste
2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
1 teaspoon dark brown sugar
1 garlic clove, minced
3 large or 4 medium heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1/2 seedless English cucumber, thinly sliced
2 scallions, thinly sliced
1/2 jalapeƱo pepper, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons fresh Thai or regular basil, cut into a chiffonade [2]
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Whisk together the fish sauce, lime juice, and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the sliced tomato, cucumber, scallions, and jalapeƱo, basil, and cilantro; gently toss to coat.

Source URL
http://www.yumsugar.com/Southeast-Asian-Tomato-Salad-Recipe-24456646