German Shaved Cucumber Salad

The German vinaigrette is the highlight in this German Shaved Cucumber Salad. It is sweet yet tangy and compliments the shaved cucumber and onion very well.

By shaving the cucumber you allow the dressing to penetrate more fully into the cucumber.

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Collect all the German Shaved Cucumber Recipe Ingredients and the necessary tools.

A mason jar is all you will need for the German vinaigrette.

German Shaved Cucumber Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1/2 medium red onion

German Vinaigrette Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) vinegar
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar
  • 11/2 tsp. (7.5 ml) celery salt
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Maggi

Prepare the cucumber to be shaved by removing any plastic wrap, then washing & drying it.

Shave the cucumber by either using a mandolin, a paring knife or a good sharp kitchen knife.

I shaved this cucumber with a knife since I didn't particularly want really long strips.

For a picture tutorial on How to Shave Cucumber - click here

Thinly slice the red onion.

For a picture tutorial of How to Slice Red Onion - click Here

Place the onion slices in the bowl with the shaved cucumber.

Mix up the German vinaigrette ingredients in a jar and shake to blend.

Pour the German vinaigrette over the shaved cucumber.

Serve this German salad of shaved cucumber with a set of tongs.

Recipe Yield - this salad recipe for German Shaved Cucumber serves 4.

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