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Cucumber Salad With Freshly Grated Coconut
From: Karen Sonnessa

Recipe By : Tamales World Tour Show;
Serving Size: 6

  • 4 cucumbers -- peeled, seeded and -- diced
  • 3 tomatoes -- cored, seeded and -- diced
  • 2 carrots -- peeled and grated
  • 1 serrano chiles -- finely chopped, -- seeds optional, up to 2
  • 2/3 cup freshly grated coconut
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped lightly toasted peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar -- up to 1
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice -- up to 2
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to -- to taste
  • Cilantro leaves -- for garnish
When ready to serve salad, combine all of the ingredients in a bowl.
Spoon onto individual plates, garnish with the cilantro leaves and serve.

This tastes great with a dollop of strained yogurt.

Yield: 6 servings
c. 1997, M.S. Milliken & S. Feniger, all rights reserved