Although this tangy, simply dressed cucumber salad was inspired by a dish the Shaw family enjoyed in a Chinese restaurant, Eva Shaw has found that it complements almost any meal.
In a large bowl, combine vinegar, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Peel cucumbers, if desired, and slice very thin. Add to dressing and mix to coat. Add more salt to taste and sprinkle with peanuts.
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