Cucumber Radish Salad

Fresh cucumbers, spicy serrano, and nutty peanuts make this a spicy and refreshing salad.

makes ~3 cups


2 medium cucumbers, or 1 large cucumber 

1 medium radish, sliced thin rounds

1 serrano, minced 

¼ cup roasted peanuts

¼ cup raw pepitas

Juice of 1 lemon

½ tsp salt

2 Tbsp EVOO

1 tsp mustard seeds  


  1. Slice the cucumbers lengthwise in half, and then again lengthwise in half. Cut into quarter moons and set aside in a bowl.
  2. Add radishes, serrano, peanuts, pepitas, lemon juice, and salt. Toss to combine.
  3. Heat up the oil and pop the mustard seeds. Pour over the salad. Toss before serving. 

ideas / variations

  • Add sesame seeds in addition to or instead of peanuts.
  • Dice the cucumbers and the radishes to create more of a chutney that can be used like a condiment.