A spicy and sour lime dressing complements cool cucumbers and Boston lettuce.
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1-1/2 tbsp Thai fish sauce
1-1/2 tbsp sugar
1-1/2 tbsp minced seeded jalapeño chili (about 1 large)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
1-1/2 English cucumbers, halved, seeded, thinly sliced
1 carrot, grated
3/4 cup sliced red onion
1 head Boston lettuce, washed and torn
3 tbsp chopped fresh mint
Salt and pepper to taste
3 tbsp coarsely chopped lightly salted roasted peanuts (for garnish)
Step 1: Whisk dressing ingredients together in a medium bowl.
Step 2: Place cucumbers, carrot, onion, lettuce and mint in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss to coat. Season salad to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with peanuts and serve.