Sarin’s Thai: Thai Mango Salad


Thai Mango Salad – Sarin’s Thai

  • 1 large Thai green mango or unripe mango*
  • 1 large red pepper
  • a handful of Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 2 green onions, white parts sliced finely
  • 1 zuchini
  • 1 red chilli pepper, diced finely
  • handful of roasted cashews (or peanuts), chopped
  • fresh coriander and/or mint, chopped + a few whole leaves for decoration
  • 1/2 lb. cooked shrimp (optional, but suggested)

Dressing

  • 2-3 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 small garlic clove, pressed
  • 2 tbsp tamari (for gluten-free version) or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp maple syrup or sugar
  • ground pepper, to taste

Prepare

  1. Using a sharp knife or a special peeler, julienne mango, pepper and zuchinni. Tear lettuce leaves roughly.
  2. Whisk all the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside for the flavours to marry.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, mix together all salad ingredients apart from nuts.
  4. Mix the dressing in, adjust seasoning. Serve sprinkled with nuts and a few leaves of mint and/or coriander.

-Sarin Basley

There are two things that characterize Sarin — her laughter and her food.  Sarin is passionate about food, especially Thai food, and she cooks taditional Thai with her own twist. Sarin also loves being a wife and mother.

 

 

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