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Here's one of my most favorite Asian summer salads: a refreshing Thai green mango salad! Packed with flavor and crunchy vegetables...

Thai Green Mango Salad (Som Tum Mamuang)

Here's one of my most favorite Asian summer salads: a refreshing Thai green mango salad! Packed with flavor and crunchy vegetables...
Course Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 45 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 216 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium green mango
  • a handful fresh carrot grated
  • 3 green beans sliced into bite-size pieces
  • 4 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 medium garlic clove
  • 1 red chili or to taste
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar or palm sugar
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 4 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp salted peanuts crushed
  • a handful fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Transfer the peeled garlic clove and red chili to a pestle and pound into a smooth paste. Add the fish sauce, 2 tablespoons of water, the palm (or brown) sugar and the lime juice.
  2. Here's one of my most favorite Asian summer salads: a refreshing Thai green mango salad! Packed with flavor and crunchy vegetables...
  3. Pound and mix into a smooth mixture until the sugar has dissolved. Then put this aside until needed later. Peel the green mango using a sharp knife and grate it finely. Discard the seed in the centre.
  4. Here's one of my most favorite Asian summer salads: a refreshing Thai green mango salad! Packed with flavor and crunchy vegetables...
  5. Transfer the grated mango together with the grated carrot to a large mixing bowl. Then add the sliced green beans and cherry tomatoes.
  6. Here's one of my most favorite Asian summer salads: a refreshing Thai green mango salad! Packed with flavor and crunchy vegetables...
  7. Drizzle with the garlic mixture from the pestle.
  8. Here's one of my most favorite Asian summer salads: a refreshing Thai green mango salad! Packed with flavor and crunchy vegetables...
  9. Stir well. Add the salted peanuts and fresh cilantro.
  10. Here's one of my most favorite Asian summer salads: a refreshing Thai green mango salad! Packed with flavor and crunchy vegetables...
  11. Stir well again. Then check the seasoning and and add extra lime juice of fish sauce to taste if necessary. Transfer the green mango salad onto plates. Serve at room temperature.
  12. Here's one of my most favorite Asian summer salads: a refreshing Thai green mango salad! Packed with flavor and crunchy vegetables...