This is a tasty salad with a unique, robust Asian flavor. It is perfect for your next summer picnic.


  • 3 large cucumbers, sliced
  • ½ red onion, sliced
  • ½ lemon zest, grated
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon Bragg Liquid Aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon ground sesame seeds, toasted
  • ½ tablespoon maple syrup (agave or honey will also work)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger root, grated (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Combine all ingredients and mix well.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for a half hour before serving.

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