Japanese Cucumber 0.5kg
Japanese cucumbers are a variety of cucumbers that are native to Japan and China. They are known for their bright green skin and long, slender bodies. Japanese cucumbers are typically seedless and have a mild, sweet flavor. They are a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as fiber.
Japanese cucumbers are a good source of vitamins A and C, as well as fiber. Vitamin A is important for vision, skin health, and immune function. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that can help protect the body from damage caused by free radicals. Fiber is important for digestive health and can help promote weight loss.
One cup of sliced Japanese cucumber contains about:
- Calories: 15
- Fat: 0 grams
- Carbohydrates: 4 grams
- Fiber: 1 gram
- Sugar: 2 grams
- Protein: 1 gram
- Vitamin A: 20% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Vitamin C: 14% of the DV
- Potassium: 130 milligrams
Japanese Cucumber Salad
- 1 Japanese cucumber, peeled and sliced
- 1/4 cup rice vinegar
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- In a large bowl, combine the cucumber, rice vinegar, sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, and black pepper.
- Toss to coat.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
How to Store
Japanese cucumbers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
- Japanese cucumbers are a good source of water, which can help keep you hydrated.
- Japanese cucumbers are low in calories and fat, making them a healthy snack option.
- Japanese cucumbers are a good source of dietary fiber, which can help promote digestive health.
- Japanese cucumbers are a good source of vitamins A and C, which are important for immune function and skin health.