Cucumbers are abundant during summer. If you are a member of a CSA like me, you may occasionally get good amount of cucumbers. This is one of the ways to eat refreshing and crunchy cucumbers, which have properties to cool down your body.
Japanese cucumbers are usually not sold in the United States, but the closest kind are Persian cucumbers. Kirby cucumbers also can be used for this purpose. If you use waxy regular American cucumbers, remove the seeds and peel about 1/2 of the skin.
- 2 Persian cucumbers
- 1 tsp salt (depending on the size of cucumbers, adjust the amount)
- Small piece of kombu
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