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Sichuanese spiced cucumber salad (Qiang huang gua) from Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking by Fuchsia Dunlop

  • cucumbers
  • sesame oil
  • Sichuan peppercorns
  • dried chillies

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  • Breadcrumbs on March 25, 2013

    p. 36 - A tasty, subtly flavoured dish. I don’t think I’ve ever cooked cucumber before so this was a first for me. This dish was simple to prepare and produced a very nice salad that I’ll definitely make again. mr bc was a big fan of this dish. The cucumbers retained their crunch but seemed to be infused somehow w the subtle flavours of chillis and the smoky Sichuan peppers that had sizzled in the oil. Delicious.

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