Cucumber Salad, Sichuan-Style
Refreshing, bright and buzzing with Sichuan peppercorns and chile, this dish bears no resemblance to the cucumber salads of my youth (and it's pretty perfect).
Makes: 3 or 4 servings
Time: 30 minutes, largely unattended
1 pound cucumbers
About 2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns
1 small clove garlic
1 teaspoon minc…
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