The-damn-near-close version of PF Chang’s Shanghai Cucumbers


6-7 small Persian cucumbers or 1 large English cucumber cut in to 1/2″ slice rounds
1Tbsp of good quality sesame oil
2 Tbsp of Soy sauce, regular or low sodium if you prefer
1 Tbsp of Huy Fong chili garlic sauce if you like a little heat! skip if you don’t.
1 Tbsp of White Vinegar
Sesame seeds to garnish


  1. Mix all of the ingredients together
  2. toss with the cucumbers 
  3. sprinkle sesame seeds to finish