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Thai cucumber salad in a white bowl the salad has cucumbers, red onion, cherry tomatoes and green onion

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
Calories 30 kcal


  • 1 cucumber peeled in stripes (see photo) and sliced thinly
  • ¼ yellow or red onion sliced thinly
  • 1 green onion cut on the bias
  • 6 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 ts white sugar
  • 2 tablespoon thai fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoon 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.


Calories: 30kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 712mgPotassium: 202mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 210IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 1mg
Keyword cucumber salad, easy salad, thai cucumber salad
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