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“This is an unusual salad, full of intriguing flavors. Perfect for a summr picnic menu. Originally from an August 1984 issue of Bon Appetit that had a feature on Picnics Made Perfect.”
READY IN:
28mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Halve each cucumber lengthwise.
  2. Cut long grooves in skin using fork.
  3. Scoop out hollow in center of each using a melon ball cutter; discard seeds and pulp.
  4. Slice cucumbers 1/4 inch thick.
  5. Place cucumber slices in colander, sprinkle with salt and gently toss;drain 30 minutes.
  6. Rinse in cold water and pat dry.
  7. Blanch citrus peels in simmering water 3 minutes; rinse in cold water and pat dry.
  8. Blend juices in small nonaluminum bowl.
  9. Whisk in oil in thin stream;season to taste with salt and pepper.
  10. Mix in cucumbers and peels.
  11. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.

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