1 large cucumber, cut into spears
90 ml rice vinegar
5 ml soy sauce
juice of ½ naartjie, mandarin or tangerine
30 ml sugar
5 ml black sesame seeds
1 purple spring onion, finely cut into strips
Place the cucumber spears on a shallow serving dish.
To make the marinade: Mix all the ingredients together, pour it over the cucumber, then cover and leave to marinate for at least 15 minutes in the fridge.
Sprinkle with the black sesame seeds, Italian parsley and spring onion strips before serving.
Great side dish/salad to accompany Asian inspired meat dishes.