Thai Cucumber Mignonette

Oysters are the ultimate date night treat and they go perfectly with this zesty Thai Cucumber Mignonette recipe. Pair it all with a bottle of Tidal Bay and you have yourself the ultimate night in!


1/4 cucumber, peeled, seeds removed, and minced or shredded
1/3 c rice wine vinegar
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp sugar
1 tsp lemongrass
1/4 tsp lime zest
1 tbsp red onion or shallot, minced
1-2 Thai red chilis, minced, remove seeds if desired
2 dashes fish sauce


Preparation time: Around 15 minutes
Serves: 2

  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Serve with freshly shucked oysters and enjoy!

Local Source Guide

Oysters: Afishionado Fishmongers, Bay Enterprises Limited, D’Eon Oyster Company, Fisherman’s Market, Clearwater Seafoods.

Produce: Noggins Corner Farm MarketStirling Fruit Farms Ltd., Masstown Market, den Haan Greenhouses, Stokdijk Greenhouses, or one of the many other Farmers Markets of Nova Scotia 

Tidal Bay Wine: L’Acadie Vineyards, Avondale Sky Winery, Benjamin Bridge, Blomidon Estate Winery, Fox Harb’r Resort, Gaspereau Vineyards, Grand Pré Wines, Jost Vineyards, Luckett Vineyards, Lightfoot and Wolfville, Mercator Vineyards, Planters Ridge Winery, Sainte-Famille Wines, Petite Riviere, Casa Nova Fine Beverages.

Recipe and photography provided by: Chef Danielle Duguay 
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