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Cucumber Salsa Recipe

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Cucumber Salsa

Cucumber Salsa

Photo and Recipe: Diana Rattray
This refreshing cucumber salsa is a great way to use summer garden vegetables, and it goes so well with fish, chicken, or seafood dishes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Makes 2 to 3 Cups of Salsa

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium cucumber, seeds scooped out, diced
  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 2 small plum tomatoes, cores and seeds removed, diced
  • 1 small clove garlic, mashed and finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons finely diced jalapeno, or to taste, optional
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or rice wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation:

In a bowl, combine the diced cucumber, corn, diced tomato, garlic, cilantro, green and red onion, jalapeno, if using, lime juice, and vinegar. Add salt and pepper to taste. Chill for about an hour before serving.

Serve with crab cakes, fish dishes, chicken, or seafood entrees.

Makes about 2 to 3 cups of salsa.

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