Stir-Fried Cucumbers

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Ken Hom's Vegetarian Cookery

By Ken Hom

Published 1995

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Cucumbers are too often taken for granted, their cool unobtrusive virtues having rendered them less interesting than other vegetables and fit only for salad. Stir-fried, however, they take on an unexpected boldness. My uncle used to cook them with little pieces of pork, but I have learned that they are tasty all by themselves with a complementary sauce. Salt the cucumbers first to rid them of their excess liquid. Stir-fried and made savoury by the sauce, the cucumbers make a wonderful veget