Kinda obsessed with this recipe, which I made for a side for my Asian-inspired cookout this weekend (I’ll do a roundup of the recipes, since not all of them were new). I’m bad about taking pictures when I cook for a crowd, but if you click on the link you can get a sense of what the dish looks like (very vibrant red and green color contrast).
The red pepper powder might be a challenge to find if you don’t live near an Asian grocery store, but it does add a special kind of flavor, so it’s worth a little effort.
2 kirby cucumbers, sliced
1 scallion, chopped
2 tsp rice vinegar
1-2 tsp gochugaru (Korean red pepper powder). Substitute red pepper flakes if you can’t find it
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
Combine all ingredients except cucumber and scallion in bowl. Toss with vegetables. Allow to marinate for a bit, and serve.