Asian Cucumber Salad (Paleo, Whole30 + Keto)

A simple and flavorful summer salad, this Asian cucumber salad is THE easy side dish for your next BBQ! A healthy Paleo, Whole30 + Keto cucumber salad recipe with a light and easy sauce.

Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 43 kcal
Author Justin + Erica Winn | Real Simple Good


For the salad:

  • 2 English cucumbers, thinly sliced (or sub 6-7 medium pickling cucumbers)
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced

For the sauce:

For topping:

  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds


  1. Prep cucumbers, carrot and onion as noted and place them in a bowl.

  2. In a separate small bowl or jar, mix all of the sauce ingredients together.

  3. Pour the sauce over the cucumber salad and mix. Serve immediately for best flavor (see recipe notes). Top with sesame seeds for serving.

Recipe Notes

To make this salad in advance, prep the cucumbers, carrot and onion as noted and store them in a bowl. Prep the sauce as noted and store it separately in a small jar or container. When ready to serve, toss the sauce and salad ingredients together and serve immediately.


Nutrition facts are an estimate provided for those following a Ketogenic or low-carb diet. See our full nutrition information disclosure here

Nutrition Facts
Asian Cucumber Salad (Paleo, Whole30 + Keto)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 43 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.