{recipe} Sweet-Sour Cucumbers

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This recipe comes to us from Angelique Miller and the picture from me (Eva Rawposa). For the record I adored this recipe and recommend you try it. So good!).

Sweet-Sour Cucumbers

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 medium cucumbers (or even better to get 5-6 super small cucumbers which are similar to ones found in Haiti — they can sometimes be found in Asian markets)
  • 1/2 cup coconut vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup light oil (like grapeseed or light olive oil*)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut nectar (or substitute your favorite sweetener)
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper (can substitute with black pepper if needed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground oregano

INSTRUCTIONS
Clean and thinly slice the cucumbers (using a mandoline is helpful) into a medium-large bowl. Mix with the remaining ingredients. Cover and let sit for at least 45 minutes to blend the flavors, stirring occasionally. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed, then serve.

*Note: this would be delicious using coconut oil but just leave it at room temperature — do not chill before serving or else the oil will harden.

EXTRA INFO

  • Haitian Creole: Dous konkonm tounen
  • French: Concombres aigre-doux
  • Serves 3-4

PLEASE TAKE NOTE! We were psyched when Angelique Miller agreed to join forces with uncooking101.com to bring you best of the raw and living food world! We LOVE (seriously) Angelique’s recipes and want to keep a good relationship with her. Out of respect for how awesome sauce Angelique and her creations are, PLEASE do not repost her recipe without her direct permission. You may, however, and we even hope you will, post the link to Facebook or anywhere you like to get your friends over to the recipe. Thank you!

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