Cucumber Sauce (Thai)
1 cucumber, peeled and diced
5 Tbsp sugar
1 cup boiling water
1/2 cup vinegar
1 tsp salt
3 red chili peppers, seeded and chopped
2 shallots, finely chopped
1 Tbsp chopped cilantro
Place cucumber in a small non-reactive bowl.
Dissolve sugar in boiling water.
Stir in vinegar and salt.
Pour boiling sauce over cucumbers.
Sprinkle with peppers and shallots.
Garnish with cilantro.