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Cucumber, onion & herb salad

Cucumber, onion and herb salad, served with lamb chops and minted yoghurt.

Serves 2



  1. Place the sliced onions in a bowl and season with salt. Leave to sit for 10 minutes, and then squeeze over the juice of ½ a lemon.
  2. Thinly slice the whole cucumber, either on a Japanese mandolin (if you have one), or by hand, and place in the bowl with the onions and season with a little more sea salt. Mix well and sit to one side for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chilli, mint, coriander, the juice from the other ½ of the lemon, and 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil. Mix well and then taste for seasoning, adjusting as necessary. Then sprinkle over the sumac.

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