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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Japanese Recipe Ideas
Japanese Food and Drink Ideas

shrimp and cucumber Salad

This is an easy Japanese recipe calling for shrimp, sake, cucumber, vinegar, and some sugar.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 cup shrimp
  • 5 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp sake


Wash the cucumber and cut into round slices. In a bowl combine shrimp and boiled water. Let it stand for a few minutes and strain the water.

Add sugar, pepper, salt, vinegar, and sake to the bowl. Stir well, add sliced cucumbers to the shrimp.

Stir well and serve.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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