Cucumber salad recipe (uborkasalata)
- Cuisine: Hungarian
- Serves 4 as part of a meal
This salad will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.
Ingredients2 telegraph cucumbers, peeled, thinly sliced
½ tsp caster sugar
60ml (¼ cup) white wine vinegar
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 tsp Hungarian (sweet) paprika
PreparationToss cucumbers in a bowl with 2 tsp salt until well combined. Set aside for 1 hour or until softened.
Squeeze out excess liquid and place in a colander. Rinse under running water, then drain and transfer to a bowl.
Combine sugar, vinegar, garlic, paprika and 150ml water in a small bowl and stir until sugar dissolves. Pour over cucumbers and season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.
As seen in Feast magazine, Issue 9, pg54.
Photography by Alan Benson.
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