Thai Mango Salad

A quick and easy Thai salad that has just the right balance of sweet and spicy flavors.
Thai Mango Salad

Serves 4 people
Prep time: 30 minutes

  • 2 Thai green mangoes, shredded
  • ½ Tbsp dried shrimp, soaked and drained
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 chili padi, halved
  • 4 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 Tbsp palm sugar
  • 4 Tbsp crushed peanuts

Prepare the sauce

In a mortar and pestle, pound garlic and ½ Tbsp dried shrimps into a paste.

prepare sauce

Add 4 Tbsp fish sauce, 2 Tbsp palm sugar, lime juice and chili padi into the paste. Mash slowly with the pestle.

Chef's Tip
  • Adjust the amount of sugar and fish sauce to how sweet or salty you want the dish to be
  • For a spicier kick, add more chili padi and cut them into smaller pieces

Mix the salad

mix salad

Add the shredded mango into a bowl and mix with the sauce, tossing gently.

Add cherry tomatoes.

Plate the salad

plate salad

Garnish with crushed peanuts and serve.