Veg.: Fried Cucumbers w/Sesame Oil & Garlic - dairy

Posted by : Joyce Rosenfield

Recipe By     : The Frugal Gourmet Keeps The Feast
Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Vegetables                       Sidedishes

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
   2      medium        cucumbers -- (about 1/2 pound)
   2      tablespoons   butter
                        Salt and freshly ground pepper
   2      teaspoons     toasted sesame oil
   1      tablespoon    chopped fresh coriander

Trim off the ends of the cucumbers and slice the cucumbers crosswise 1/8
inch thick.  ck.  Line a baking sheet with a few layers of paper towels
and place a single layer of cucumber slices on to absorb some of their
water.Add another layer of paper towels and another layer of cucumbers
and continue with the remaining cucumbers, ending with a layer of paper
towels.  Allow to drain for 1 hour, then discard the paper towels.  Heat
a large frying pan and melt the butter.  Panfry the cucumbers and salt
and pepper to taste, tosssing over medium high heat for 5 minutes, or
until lightly browned.  Add the sesame oil and coriander and toss
together.

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