Korean Cucumber Salad (Oi Muchim 오이무침) Recipe

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This spicy Korean Cucumber Salad (Oi Muchim 오이무침) Recipe has a refreshing crunch in every bite, coated with a delicious sauce that’s garlicky, savory, and tangy with a touch of sweetness. This quick & easy side dish comes together in a single bowl and makes for the perfect dish to add to your dinner table. Korean Cucumber Salad

Those are really good too but I like my Korean cucumber salad to have a lighter seasoning which allows the refreshing taste of cucumbers to come through.

This Cucumber Salad is refreshing but packs a good kick of spice from the Gochugaru and gochujang with that aroma of fresh garlic, scallions, and of course the sesame oil and seeds. I hope you enjoy this delicious recipe as it is easily one of my favorite side dishes of all time! Please leave me a comment below:

How To Make Korean Cucumber Salad (Oi Muchim 오이무침) Recipe With Step By Step Instructions:

Ingredients:Korean Cucumber Salad

  • Cucumber ( 3 medium-sizes) 260 grams
  • Onion ( 1/4 medium-size) sliced
  • Green Onion ( 1 sliced)
  • Garlic (3 cloves), minced
  • Soy Sauce (1 tbsp)
  • Rice Vinegar OR White Vinegar (1 tbsp)
  • Gouhugaru (1 & 1/2 tbsp) adjust to taste
  • Sugar (1 tbsp)
  • Sesame Oil (1 tbsp)
  • Toasted Sesame Seeds (1 tap)
  • Salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Thinly slice the cucumber to about 1/4 inch thickness.
  2. Add the cucumber to a large mixing bowl, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Toss well with your hands or a pair of tongs until the cucumbers are evenly coated and the sauce is absorbed, for about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Korean Cucumber Salad

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