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Thai Cucumber Salad

Thai Cucumber Salad

This delicious Thai cucumber salad is so easy to prepare!  If you have time, allow the flavors to infuse for a few hours in the fridge.  Enjoy!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Thai
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cucumber peeled in stripes (see photo) and sliced thinly
  • 1/4 onion sliced thinly
  • 1 green onion cut on the bias
  • 6 cherry tomatoes cut in half or thirds
  • 2 ts sugar
  • 2 tbsp thai fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar


  • Add all prepped vegetables to a bowl.
    sliced cucumbers, onions, cherry tomatoes, and green onions in a glass bowl
  • In a separate bowl mix the sugar, fish sauce, and rice wine vinegar.
    Cucumber salad veggies in a glass bowl with a bottle of fish sauce and a bowl of Thai Cucumber salad sauce with a spoon
  • Add the sugar, fish sauce, and rice wine vinegar to the vegetables and mix well.
  • Taste! You should be able to taste a mixture of sweet (sugar), salty (fish sauce), and sour (vinegar).
    Thai Cucumber Salad


Eat immediately or better yet, allow the flavors to infuse the vegetables for a couple of hours in the fridge. My preference is letting it marinade for several hours as I think it tastes better that way.