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Jerk Cucumber Salad

Make this Tonight - "Barbados Beach Party"

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Persian cucumbers
  • 1 medium onion, medium diced
  • 1 bunches scallions, sliced
  • 1 scotch bonnet or habanero peppers, chopped with seeds
  • 3 cloves garlic, rough chopped
  • 2 oz fresh ginger, peeled and rough chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh thyme, picked
  • 1 t five spice
  • 1 t nutmeg, freshly microplaned
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 t allspice, toasted and ground
  • 1 t red pepper flakes
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 1.5 T kosher salt
  • 1 T Soy sauce
  • 2 T blended oil
  • 2 limes zested and juiced

Steps

  1. In a food processor, combine onion, scallion, scotch bonnet, garlic, ginger, 1 bunch of the thyme, five spice, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, red pepper flakes, brown sugar, soy sauce, salt, blended oil, lime juice, lime zest. Pulse into a paste.
  2. Cut the Cucumbers in 4 pieces, place between 2 pieces of plastic wrap, and lightly smash with a rolling pin, until the water begins to come out and the cucumbers slightly change color
  3. Toss the Cucumbers with the jerk paste and serve cold