Cucumber, Red Onion, and Dill Salad

Serves 4
Try the cool crunchy bite of this colorful cucumber salad with Brined and Fried Chicken (page 170) for a tasty complement of flavors and textures.


  • 1/4 cup white-wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 English cucumbers, peeled and cut in half lengthwise, sliced into half moons
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill


  1. In the bottom of a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, sugar, and salt. Toss in the cucumbers, red onions, and fresh dill. Cover and chill for at least 15 minutes.
cook's note
Seeding Cucumbers: Regular cucumbers and even some so-called seedless ones can have a watery, fibrous inside. To remove the seeds, slice the cuke lengthwise in half. Using the tip of a teaspoon, channel out the seeds by scraping from top to bottom.
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