Cucumber Kimchi Salad

Cucumber Kimchi Salad is a classic Korean dish. It’s super simple to make, healthy, and pairs really well with just about anything!


  • 1-2 English Cucumbers
  • 1-2 tsp (3-6g) Gochugaru powder (or red pepper flakes)
  • 2 tsp (8g) sugar/sugar substitute
  • 1 tsp (5ml) sesame oil
  • 1 tsp (5ml) rice vinegar
  • 1-2 green onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • salt
  • 1/4 – 1 tsp (5ml) fish sauce (optional)


  • Bowl
  • Spatula


  1. Mix the gochugaru, sugar, sesame oil, vinegar, and fish sauce in the bowl.
  2. Mince the garlic or mash it with your knife. Add it to the bowl and set the bowl aside to let the flavors mingle.
  3. Cut the cucumbers into 1/4 in to 1/2 inch cupes (~2 cm).
  4. Thinly slice the green onions.
  5. Add the cucumbers and green onions to the bowl and mix.
  6. Taste the salad and add salt as needed.
  7. Enjoy immediately or let sit for 10 minutes to let the flavors develop.
  8. Badabing!
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