Appetizers & Snacks

Cucumber Spears With Citrus Mint Salt

By Chef Sylvie
RECIPE QUICK FACTS
Gluten Free, Grain Free, Paleo, and Vegetarian
SERVING SIZE: 4 to 6
PREP TIME: 30 min
TOTAL TIME: 30 min

A simple and refreshing snack made with cucumbers.

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons fleur de sel
  • The zest of half a lemon
  • The zest of half a lime
  • 4-5 fresh mint leaves
  • 6 small Persian cucumbers

Instructions:

  1. Combine the salt, lemon and lime zest and mint leaves in a mortar or a food processor. Grind the ingredients with a pestle or pulse until very coarsely crushed. (Can be made the night before.)
  2. Cut cucumbers in half or quarters. Toss with flavored salt in a large bowl then place in a colander set over the bowl and drain 15-20 minutes. Shake excess liquid from cucumbers.
  3. Place in freezer on lined baking sheet to chill for at least 15 minutes until well chilled. Serve immediately.

This recipe originally appeared on Gourmande in the Kitchen.

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