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Easy 5-min. Korean Cucumber Salad (Oi Muchim)

Korean Cucumber Salad (aka Oi Muchim). Refreshing cucumbers dressed in a spicy sesame sweet sauce. A tasty Korean side dish that is ready in 5 minutes. This is also a vegan Korean cucumber salad.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine korean
Servings 2
Calories per serving 114 kcal


  • 1 English cucumber sliced thinly



  • Slice cucumber thinly, removing the ends. Transfer to a bowl.
  • In a small bowl, mix Sauce ingredients as listed above. Pour sauce over cucumbers and mix well until cucumbers are coated in dressing. Enjoy!


Tip: for extra crunchy cucumbers, sprinkle salt over top and let it sit for 5 minutes to remove excess water. Rinse the cucumbers under cold water and strain any excess liquid. Then mix in your sauce. 
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Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 539mg | Potassium: 295mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 751IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine korean
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