½ English Cucumber, peeled and diced
½ Pineapple, peeled and diced
1 red hot pepper,(Thai bird chilli or jalapaeno finely diced)
1 small red onion, peeled and sliced
3 – 4 sprigs of mint
3 Tbs. lime juice
2 Tbs. sugar
½ tsp. salt (give it a Thai twist add 1-2 Tbs. of fish sauce instead of lime)
1-2 tsp. minced garlic (optional)
Dilute sugar and salt with a whisk in lime juice to make the dressing.
Combine all ingredients in salad bowl and toss well.
Cutting a fresh pineapple