Thai Mango Salad

Thai Mango Salad Image by: Thai Mango Salad Author: Canadian Living

The traditional Thai salad is sweet and spicy, filled with finely chopped pork, dried shrimp, peanuts and chilies. Here, we've mixed the traditional with a few creative ideas of our own.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2005

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped peanuts
  • 2 firm mangoes (about 2 lbs/1 kg)
  • 1 sweet red pepper
  • 2 carrots coarsely grated
  • 4 cups torn mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh mint
Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime rind
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced hot pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Method

In skillet, toast peanuts over medium heat until fragrant and dark golden, about 8 minutes. Set aside.

Peel, pit and thinly slice mangoes lengthwise. Seed, core and thinly slice red pepper. Set aside.

Dressing: In large bowl, whisk together oil, lime rind and juice, fish sauce, sugar, hot pepper, salt and pepper. Add mangoes, red pepper, carrots, mixed greens, green onions and mint; toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with peanuts.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 403 mg
  • Protein 5 g
  • Calories 251.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 28 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 34.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 136.0
  • Vitamin C 128.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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