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16 January, 2014

Spicy Thai Mango Salad

Comments : 7 Posted in : Food, Health, Recipes, Uncategorized on by : Reema Tags: , , , , , ,

Cold salads on wintry January days aren’t easy.  Especially, when it is gloomy outside and all you want is a hot plate of comfort.

I wanted something fresh, spicy and Thai yesterday. And, I needed it to be raw. A gorgeous Thai green papaya salad came to mind but I wasn’t going to find a Thai green papaya anywhere in my neighbourhood. Luckily, there was an unripe green mango at home with my name all over it. 😉

It took no effort to put together this cheerful Thai style Mango Salad. It is packed full of flavour, healthy and so easy. Try it sometime – it makes being good, taste fabulous!

Spicy Thai Mango Salad (Serves 2)


1 mango (green and firm on the outside), peeled and julienned or roughly cut into long strips

8 cherry tomatoes, halved

1-2 spicy red chillies, finely chopped

4 green beans, cut into small pieces

2 spring onions, chopped

2-3 teaspoons fish sauce (or vegetarian friendly fish sauce)

2 teaspoons palm sugar

Juice of 1 lemon

A few peanuts for crunch

Optional: Chopped basil and/or coriander leaves (I didn’t have any at home but would have tasted delicious in the salad)


1. Cut all the fresh ingredients and place in a bowl.

2. Prepare the dressing by mixing the fish sauce, palm sugar and lemon juice.

3. Mix everything together and adjust fish sauce and palm sugar to your taste.

4. Sprinkle peanuts on top for some crunch.

5. Munch away!

My colourful Thai Mango Salad tastes perfect this way but you can also add prawns, chicken, meat or tofu to add more bulk.







7 thoughts on : Spicy Thai Mango Salad

  • veena Kalra
    January 16, 2014 at 2:51 pm

    Hey, This looks great, I must try!

    • Reema
      January 16, 2014 at 4:18 pm

      Yes, it was delicious. You should definitely try it!

  • Tilo
    January 16, 2014 at 9:53 pm

    Looks DELICIOUS! OMG! Mmmmmmm..Missing you x

    • Reema
      January 16, 2014 at 10:30 pm

      Hey you!! Yes, it is delicious. Miss you too. Hope all is going well? Let’s chat soon!

  • January 19, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    I saw the pic for this salad on Twitter so thought I would check out the recipe. Looks delicious.

    • Reema
      January 21, 2014 at 1:25 pm

      Thank you for visiting my blog. The salad is delicious and I hope you try it sometime!

  • November 7, 2014 at 10:14 am

    This is a very good article. Thank you for a great information.
    Looks really yummy.
    I like to eat papaya salad, I like Thai Food.

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