Active time: 20 min Start to finish: 35 min
Makes 4 servings.
- 2teaspoons white-wine vinegar
- 1/2teaspoon sugar
- 1/4teaspoon salt
- 2tablespoons olive oil
- 1seedless cucumber (1 1/4 lb; usually plastic-wrapped), cored and cut into 1/8-inch-thick matchsticks
- 1/2lb jicama, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch-thick matchsticks (2 cups)
- 2tablespoons drained bottled pickled ginger, finely chopped
DIRECTIONS Whisk together vinegar, sugar, and salt in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved, then add oil in a slow stream, whisking until emulsified. Toss together cucumber, jicama, ginger, and dressing in a bowl until combined well, then let stand, covered and chilled, 15 minutes.