Cucumber Spears With Citrus Mint Salt
A simple and refreshing snack made with cucumbers.
- 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
- 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.)
- 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.
- Place in freezer on lined baking sheet to chill for at least 15 minutes until well chilled. Serve immediately.
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