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natooraThis recipe for Cucumber, Borage and Ginger Salad has been reproduced courtesy of Natoora -

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Cucumber, Borage and Ginger Salad"This is a very refreshing salad so it’s a good accompaniment to rich meats and oily fish."

Ingredients for Cucumber, Borage and Ginger Salad

1 Sicilian cucumber
50g borage
2cm ginger, peeled and cut into thin matchsticks
1tbsp caster sugar
5 tbsp rice vinegar
½ tsp soy sauce

How to make Cucumber, Borage and Ginger Salad

  • Peel alternate strips off the cucumber so that you end up with a stripey cucumber.
  • Slice cucumber very thinly and sprinkle with salt and leave to rest in a colander for 10 minutes until softened.
  • Chop the borage in 2 cm stripes, then lightly steam until just about wilted.
  • Mix the sugar and a pinch of salt with the vinegar and soy sauce.
  • Rinse the cucumber and squeeze to drain excess water.
  • Mix the cucumber and borage with the dressing, then sprinkle the ginger matchsticks on top.

Serves 2

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