Spicy Cucumber Salad

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Serving size: 3/4 cup
Recipe category: Salads
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Difficulty: Easy
Calories: 112 (6% DV)
Fat: 1g (2% DV)
Carbohydrates: 24g (8% DV)
Protein: 1g (3% DV)
Ingredients:  Makes 4 servings (3 cups)
1-1/2  lb.
2  teaspoons
1/2  cup
1/2  cup
3  tablespoons
1/4  teaspoon
2  tablespoons
1  tablespoon

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Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise and slice thinly
Place cucumber slices in a colander and sprinkle with salt. Toss well and let sit for 45 minutes.
Note: Salting the cucumbers will draw moisture out of them, making them crispier
Place cucumbers on several layers of paper towels and cover with additional paper towels. Let stand for 5 minutes, pressing down occasionally. Rinse and pat dry to pick up any excess salt that the cucumbers did not absorb.
In a small saucepan, combine vinegar, water, sugar and pepper, bringing the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and cook until mixture has been reduced to 1/3 cup (this will take about 10 minutes)
Remove vinegar mixture from heat, let cool and stir in onion
Combine cucumbers and vinegar reduction in a medium bowl. toss well and sprinkle with peanuts
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