MyNutriCounter / Chilled Cucumber and Woodear Mushroom Salad



14g/0.5oz dried woodear mushrooms

200g/7oz Japanese cucumber, thinly sliced

1 tsp. sesame seeds

1 tsp. grated ginger

15ml/0.5fl oz lime juice

15ml/0.5fl oz light soy sauce

15ml/0.5fl oz sesame oil

1 tsp. palm sugar

1/2 tsp. Thai chilli, chopped


  1. Soak woodear mushrooms in cold water for 15-30 minutes to rehydrate.
  2. Drain mushrooms and boil for 2 minutes. Drain and leave to cool.
  3. Mix ginger, lime juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, and chilli in a bowl.
  4. Toss in sliced cucumbers, cooked mushrooms, and sesame seeds.
  5. Chill for at least an hour before serving.



Update Message: Nutritionally boost your day with this chilled cucumber and wood ear mushroom salad, it’s an effective way of getting flavour and nutrients rolled up into one meal.

Tags: vegetarian, recipes, vegan, dairy-free, lunch, snack, Starters, Nut-free

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