Cucumber relish with mint and chives

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 46.3
  • Total Fat: 3.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 113.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g

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Delicious cold side dish or relish for fish Delicious cold side dish or relish for fish
Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup diced peeled seeded cucumber
    3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
    3/4 cup chopped fresh chives
    1/2 cup copped sweetened flaked coconut
    2 tablespoons finely chopped mint
    2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
    2 minced seeded jalapeno peppers
    2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 teaspoon peanut oil
    1 teaspoon mustard seeds


Place cucumbers in a colander, sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Toss well. Drain 30 minutes. Rinse and drain, pat dry.

As cucumbers drain, chop fresh chives, cilantro, mint and jalapeno.

Combine cucumber, chives, coconut, mint, cilantro, and jalapeno. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon of salt, 2 tablespoons lime juice, and 1/2 teaspooon cumin.

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add mustard seeds, saute 30 seconds or until seeds begin to pop. Add to cucumber mixture.
Can serve immediately, or chill.

Make 6 servings.

Great with grilled or broiled fish, or as a refreshing side dish for any meal.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ABLOCHA.

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  • I tried this this weekend and it was delicious! I used fresh mint and chives from my garden...cannot wait until my jalapenos, cucumbers and cilantro are ready!!! Definitely will make for a light alternative to the same boring old salads! - 5/26/10

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  • My sister made this and brought it to a BBQ this weekend. It's a combination of a bunch of unexpected ingredients - and it's a flavor explotion in your mouth. MUST TRY!!! - 5/24/10

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