It’s great on its own, or as an accompaniment to Thai main dishes.Thai-inspired mango salad designed to be a delicious light meal on a hot summer’s day.It has a pleasing range of textures: the softness of the mango contrasting the crunch from the peppers,lettuce and nuts.

Ingredients:

Salad Ingredients:

  • few lettuce leaves or your greens of choice, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 ripe mangoes, diced
  • ½ cup thinly sliced green onion
  • ⅓ cup chopped roasted peanuts
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium jalapeno,finely chopped

Peanut dressing

  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup lime juice (about 2 to 3 limes)
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sesame/olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes (if you like spice)

Method:

    1. To assemble the salad, simply combine all of the salad ingredients in a large serving bowl.
    2. To prepare the dressing, combine all of the ingredients in a bowl, and whisk until combined.
    3. When you’re ready to serve, drizzle the dressing over the salad, and toss to combine. Serve immediately.

 

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