Japanese cucumber salad in a bowl
Japanese cucumber salad

Cucumber Salad Recipe- Japanese cucumber salad

Japanese Cucumber Salad is refreshing and one of the most popular appetizers at the dinner tables in Japan, and it’s simple and very easy to prepare in a short time.

This is the best and refreshing salad recipe during the heat of summer days. When cucumbers are at their peak in gardens and markets, try refreshing Japanese Cucumber Salad.

cucumber salad is a wonderful seasonal side dish, especially for grilled fish or meat. Because of the health benefits of cucumber salad add this into your diet plan on a weekly basis.

you can prepare this healthy and simple fresh salad with simple and easily available ingredients in your kitchen counter.


  • 2-3 Japanese cucumbers
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds


Slice cucumbers thinly. Sprinkle some salt on it and leave it for 5 minutes. Then squeeze cucumbers to remove the water

After that Mix rice vinegar, sugar, soy sauce on it. wait for some time until all ingredients dissolve. Then add it to cucumbers.

Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Your fresh Japanese Cucumber Salad is read!

Always use Japanese cucumbers or Persian cucumbers because of crunchiness and seedless texture in it. Regular American cucumbers are not recommended as they have big seeds and thick skin.