August 03, 2021 1 min read



  • 2 cucumbers⁣
  • ⁣3 cloves of garlic⁣
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce⁣
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese black vinegar (can sub with white vinegar)⁣
  • 1 teaspoon sugar⁣
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil ⁣
  • 1 teaspoon salt ⁣
  • Chilli oil⁣, to serve
  • Spring onion⁣, to serve

  • Use the flat side of your knife to smash the cucumber, then slice the cucumber into quarters, lengthwise and then into bite-sized pieces⁣
  • In a container, make the dressing by whisking together the remaining ingredients to create the dressing⁣
  • Add the cucumbers to the container. Put the lid on and shake it up. Store in the fridge for a couple hours but at least 30 minutes to let the dressing soak in. ⁣
  • Serve with a drizzle of chilli oil and spring onion⁣
  • Storage tips: in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days ⁣


Michelle is a Dentist and vegan food blogger from Brisbane. She loves sharing simple & tasty vegan recipes via her Instagram platform @run2food. She has also created a website with an archive of all her recipes Michelle is on a mission to show that you can thrive off a plant-based diet.