Nectarine and cucumber salsa

Nectarine and cucumber salsa
Nectarine and cucumber salsa Photo: Jennifer Soo
Dietary
Vegetarian

Nectarines are in season - get into them while they're plump, sweet and juicy.

Ingredients

1 Lebanese cucumber (unpeeled, seeded and cut into 1cm pieces)

2 large ripe nectarines (cut into 1cm pieces)

4 green onions (sliced) and 8 cherry tomatoes (cut into quarters)

Add 1 lime (peeled and segmented, removing any white pith)

2 sprigs coriander (chopped)

2 sprigs mint (chopped)

1 small red chilli (very finely chopped)

1 tsp fish sauce (exclude or replace with soy for vegetarians)

1 tsp lime juice

Method

In a medium bowl, combine 1 Lebanese cucumber (unpeeled, seeded and cut into 1cm pieces),

2 large ripe nectarines (cut into 1cm pieces), 4 green onions (sliced) and 8 cherry tomatoes

(cut into quarters). Add 1 lime (peeled and segmented, removing any white pith), 2 sprigs coriander (chopped), 2 sprigs mint (chopped) and 1 small red chilli (very finely chopped). Toss ingredients gently, add 1 tsp fish sauce and 1 tsp lime juice and toss again. Serve salsa with barbecued chicken or vegetables.

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