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Oi Muchim Korean Cucumber Salad

ChihYu Smith

Korean cucumber salad, Oi Muchim, is an easy and refreshing side dish with Korean pickled cucumbers and keto friendly spicy cucumber dressing!

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Dice & Salt


Dice the cucumbers into round cylinder-shaped and toss them in a bowl with salt. Let rest for 30 minutes.



Combine the salad dressing in a bowl. It should taste garlicky, tangy, and a little spicy. Store it in the fridge.

Rinse & Pat dry


Rinse the cucumbers a few times. The cucumbers should taste a little salty.  Pat them dry with a towel.



In a large bowl, mix the cucumber slices and dressing together. Toss well. Best refrigerate before serving. Serving chilled.

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