bon appetit

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Serving size 4


1 Tbsp vegetable oil2 cup 1/4-inch-thick slices peeled lemon cucumber (or any other cucumber) kosher salt freshly ground black pepper2 small tomato, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped4 scallion, thinly sliced2 red Thai chile (with seeds), thinly sliced1 garlic clove, smashed½ cup unsweetened coconut milk1 ½ tsp honey¼ cup fresh cilantro leaf fresh lime juice


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add cucumber. Sauté until beginning to soften, about 1 minute. Season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Add tomatoes, scallions, chiles and garlic. Sauté until vegetables are soft, 2–3 minutes. 
  3. Add coconut milk and honey; simmer until vegetables are cooked through, 2–3 minutes.
  4. Stir in cilantro leaves and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with rice, if desired.

Note: This recipe makes 4 cups.

Recipe Credit: Jody Adams of Trade in Boston
Image Credit: Diane Fields


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Tags: Side Dish, Vegetarian, Cucumber, Tomato, Easy, Summer

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