Cucumber Salad

Published by in May, 2011


  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 1⁄2 cup sugar

  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste

  • 2 English seedless cucumbers

  • 4 shallots, thinly-sliced crosswise

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste



In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, sugar, and salt; set aside. Using a vegetable peeler, peel alternate 1⁄2"-wide strips of skin from cucumbers; discard peeled skins. Slice cucumber crosswise into 1⁄8"-thick rounds; add to bowl with vinegar along with shallots and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Chill.