Minted Cucumbers with Chili

Makes 6 Servings


3 large euro cucumbers sliced thin
2 cups chopped mint
2 cayenne peppers sliced thinly, seeds removed
(Serrano chilis can be substituted)
¼ c. sugar
2 cups water
1 T salt
1 c rice wine vinegar, flavored with ginger if you can find.


Mix all liquid ingredients in a large mixing bowl,  mix until all salt and sugar is dissolved, add mint and chilis, mix well and add cucumbers, refrigerates for at least one hour and strain before serving.