Lilo’s German Cucumber Salad


  • 4 English cucumber peeled, seeded, cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup white wine champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1 tbsp Maggi beef seasoning
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 onion thinly sliced rings
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Lettuce mix
  • Fresh chives chopped


  1. In a moderate sized mixing bowl, place sliced cucumber, sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of salt and let them stand for 30 minutes.
  2. Then squeeze all liquid out of cucumbers and place in bowl.
  3. Add vinegar, oil, Maggi seasoning, sugar and thinly sliced onion, mix well. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  4. Chill the salad for an hour then serve over lettuce leaves and garnish with chopped chives.