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A decorative bowl full of cucumbers, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame seeds, chili past, garlic, and sweetener.

Sweet and Sour Cucumbers

  • Author: Kyndra Holley
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This low carb and keto Sweet and Sour Cucumber recipe takes less than 10 minutes to make and is loaded with flavor - fresh cucumbers marinated in bright, acidic rice vinegar, salty, umami soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, and the perfect balance of sweet and spicy from chili paste and low carb sweetener. (low carb, gluten free)


  • 1 English cucumber, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon unseasoned rice vinegar (I use this brand)
  • 1 tablespoon gluten free soy sauce (I use this brand)
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste (I used this brand)
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons granular sweetener (I use this brand) code peace for 15% off
  • salt, to taste
  • toasted sesame seeds, for garnish
  • crispy garlic chili oil, optional for garnish


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss to mix. Refrigerate for a few hours to let marinate. 
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Snack Recipes
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: Asian

Keywords: keto cucumber salad, low carb cucumber salad, keto sweet and sour cucumbers