Ingredients & Directions

1 pound tomatoes, thinly sliced crosswise
½ cup thinly sliced English cucumber
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp rice vinegar
2 tsp olive oil
1 ½ tsps granulated sugar
2 medium scallions, dark green parts only, thinly sliced
1 medium Serrano or jalapeño chile, thinly sliced crosswise
2 tsps sesame seeds or sunflower seeds
¼ tsp black pepper

Arrange tomato and cucumber slices on a platter. Whisk together soy sauce, vinegar, olive oil, and sugar in a small bowl until sugar dissolves. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of dressing over tomatoes and cucumbers, and top with scallions, chile, and sesame seeds. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve immediately with remaining dressing.

Serving: 6
Recipe: adapted from