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Pickled Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Author: Emily Clifton, Nerds with Knives


  • 4-5 small Persian or Kirby cucumbers thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe avocado chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2-3 teaspoons sugar start with 2 and taste
  • 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds


  • Using a mandoline or a knife, slice cucumbers as thinly as possible.
  • In a medium bowl, mix cucumbers with salt and sugar and let it sit for a minute or two to soften.
  • Add vinegar and sesame oil.
  • Gently stir in avocado and top with sesame seeds.
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