This Thailand style condiment is a bright, fresh, crisp, and delicious relish or dipping sauce that is incredibly easy to make. It’s a must have when you are serving satays, but you’ll also see it served as a condiment for other foods made with Thai yellow curry as the spice, such as Kaeng Kari Gai (Yellow Curry Chicken).

Yield: About 1 Cup Prep time: 15 Minutes Ready in: 30 Minutes

Ingredient List:

1/2 Cup Cucumber (Split lengthwise into quarters, then thinly sliced)
1/4 Cup Red Shallots (Thinly sliced)
1 or 2 Thai Hot Chili (Thinly sliced)
2 Tablespoons Coriander / Cilantro Leaves (Finely chopped)
1/3 Cup Distilled white vinegar
2 Tablespoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Salt

Directions:

1: Dissolve the sugar and salt in the vinegar over low heat.

2: Slice the cucumber lengthwise into quarters, then slice very thin. Chop the shallots very fine. Slice the hot chilies very thin.

3: Add the fresh ingredients to the warm vinegar mixture. Let it cool slowly for about 15 minutes, then refrigerate.

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