Japanese Cucumber Salad (Sunomono)

Japanese Cucumber Salad (Sunomono) is light, refreshing, and packed with umami flavor.

Dish Info





Step 1

Soak wakame seaweed then chop.

Step 2

Thinly slice cucumbers then sprinkle with salt.

Step 3

Gently squeeze the cucumbers to remove excess water.

Step 4

Make vinegar sauce - Mix rice vinegar, soy sauce, and sugar.

Step 5

Stir in sauce then top with sesame seeds.

Step 6

Enjoy as a side for Japanese lunches and dinners.

About the Authors

We're Alec & Kat, the authors behind The Heirloom Pantry.  We teach approachable, elevated recipes for the home cook, greatly inspired by our Japanese and Italian heritage.