Dr. Nandi’s Taste of the Tropics Cucumber Salad

Dr. Nandi's Taste of the Tropics Cucumber Salad



  • 4 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp freshly grated lime zest plus more for garnish
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 medium English cucumber shaved into long slices
  • 1 carrot cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 1 red cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • Whisk fish sauce to taste, lime zest, lime juice, oil, brown sugar, vinegar and crushed red pepper in a large bowl until combined.
  • Add cucumber, avocado, mango and cilantro; gently toss to coat.
  • Serve garnished with lime zest, if desired.
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