Chilli, cucumber, rice and herbs

Spicy cucumber and peanut salad (with lamb shanks).
Spicy cucumber and peanut salad (with lamb shanks). Photo: Edwina Pickles
Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Vegetarian

This cucumber and brown rice salad is a fresh little number to go with lamb shanks, or try it with crispy-skin fish and steamed rice.

Ingredients

2 Lebanese cucumbers, peeled and sliced

½ red onion, finely sliced

200g cooked brown rice

1 tbsp roasted peanuts, crushed 

1 handful torn coriander

1 handful torn mint

pinch chilli flakes

3 tsp fish sauce

1 lime, zest and juice

1 tsp honey

salt

Method

Mix the cucumber and onion in a big bowl with the brown rice, peanuts, herbs and chilli flakes.

Season with fish sauce, lime and honey and salt ... that's it.

Serve with: The Blue Ducks' lamb shanks, chickpeas and curry leaves