Place all ingredients in a bowl, and gently toss. Taste, adjust salt and acid. You want this to taste flavorful!
Cutting the cucumbers thicker with keep them stay crisper longer.
For a Scandinavian twist, sub dill for the cilantro and lemon for the lime. Leave out the jalapeño.
For a Greek twist, try mint and parsley with lemon, no jalapeño.
For a Middle Eastern twist use lemon instead of lime.
For a Mexican twist add a pinch of chipotle powder for smokiness (start very light)
2 large English Cucumbers (or 6 Persian cucumbers) thinly sliced (skin on) see notes.
¼ of a red onion, very thinly sliced (or sub pickled red onion, or scallions)
1 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced (optional, see notes)
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (or use lemon)
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ teaspoon salt, or more to taste
½ teaspoon Aleppo Chili flakes (optional, or regular chili flakes)
½ teaspoon coriander (optional)
½ bunch cilantro, or Italian parsley, or dill (½ cup chopped, more to taste)