Cucumber and Green Onion Salsa

Yield: Serves 4

Note: Pairs well with Ocean Wise seared Ahi tuna

Ingredients

3 cucumbers, seeded and diced

1 cucumber, thinly sliced

1 tsp fine salt, divided into 2

4 Tbs (60 mL) white balsamic vinegar, divided

1 cup (240 mL) pure olive oil, divided

1 large yellow onion, coarsely chopped

Pinch of chili flakes

¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley, cilantro and basil

1 tsp curry powder

½ cup finely chopped green onions

Preparation

  1. In a food processor, add the thin cucumber slices, ½ tsp of fine salt, 2 Tbs (30 mL) white balsamic vinegar and ½ cup (120 mL) of olive oil. Mix until coarsely combined. Check for taste and adjust seasoning as required
  2. Pour mixture over the diced cucumber in a large bowl. Toss to coat
  3. In the food processor again, add onion, ½ tsp of fine salt, 2 Tbs (30 mL) white balsamic vinegar and ½ cup (120 mL) of olive oil, chilies and all the fresh herbs. Blend until coarsely combined. Add to the bowl of diced cucumber
  4. Add curry powder and green onions and gently mix together. Add salt and olive oil to taste
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