No need to remove the skin and everyday ingredients can be substituted (ie oils).
Sounds fabulously delicious! Oh for some home-grown Cukes.
Reminder about the Asian-style Cucumber Soup - good hot or cold. It's here.
Lissa wrote: ""It will cause the cucumber to lose water, and the sauce will be diluted.""
I usually sprinkle salt over the sliced , diced or julienne cucumber and let sit for 30 min to 1 hour, then drain the liquid.
This way the cukes won't sweat as much later on.