Cucumber Salad

Liangban Huanggua

Appears in

Mrs. Chiang’s Szechwan Cookbook

By Ellen Schrecker

Published 1976

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Meal: Easy, Cold

It was a tradition in the Szechwanese restaurants of Taipei for the waiters to place several little plates of food on the table while you ordered your dinner. A few pickles or peanuts or a little cucumber salad stimulated the appetite and provided a delicious foretaste of the coming meal.

This cucumber salad is essentially the same as that served in Szechwanese restaurants. Mrs. Chiang usually serves it as a regular vegetable dish instead of