Thai Cucumber Salad

ยำแตง Yum Taeng

Thai Cucumber Salad
Your rating: None Average: 4.6 (8 votes)
Author: nang
Date: 7-15-11
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 30 minutes
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Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 extra large cucumber, peeled
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 fresh Thai chilies - phrik khi nu(พริกขี้หนู), remove stems
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp palm sugar
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice

Recipe Steps:

  • In a small bowl, mix together tamarind paste, fish sauce, palm sugar and lime juice. Allow to marinade for 15 minutes.
  • In the meantime, shred cucumber down to the core. Once you reach the core, slice into to bite size pieces.
  • In a mortar and pestle, pound the garlic and chilies together until it is broken up. Add the tomatoes and pound it a few times with the pestle. You want the tomatoes to retain it's texture, but to get the jucies released.
  • Gently fold in the cucumber. Add the tamarind mixture. Serve immediately.

Serving Size: 4
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

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