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Chef Jae Lee at Nowon : Numbing Cucumber Salad / 사천 후추 오이 샐러드
The cool and crunchy cucumber salad is a great way to start your meal and
the tingly numbness in your mouth adds an unforgettable taste.
Make NOWON’s Numbing Cucumber Salad right at home!
"The food really represents me as a person, as an individual.
I’m a hybrid between Korea and America, specifically in NY, so I wanted to bridge the gap."
Numbing Cucumber Salad / 사천 후추 오이 샐러드
1 cup Cucumber, large cut, de seeded
4 tbsp Cucumber Dressing
3 tbsp Tahini Yogurt
1 tbsp Cilantro
1 tbsp crushed Peanuts
1 tsp Sesame Seed, White
2 tbsp boiled Ground Chicken
4 tbsp Tamari Soy Sauce
1 tbsp Mirin
1 tbsp Sugar
1 tbsp Sesame Oil
1 tbsp Black Vinegar
Tahini Yogurt / Sesame Yogurt:
3 tbsp Greek Yogurt
2 tbsp Tahini
1 tbsp Lemon Juice, fresh
1 tsp Numbing Peppercorn Oil (optional)
1 tbsp Salt
1. First, make the cucumber dressing by dissolving the sugar in tamari soy sauce and mirin.
Whisk until dissolved and mix with everything else after.
2. Then, in a separate bowl, whisk together the greek yogurt, tahini, lemon juice,
numbing peppercorn oil and salt until well incorporated.
3. Lastly, toss cucumber with cucumber dressing, cilantro, scallion and boiled chicken.
4. On a bed of tahini or sesame yogurt, lay the dressed cucumber and
garnish with sesame seed and peanuts. Enjoy!