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Yam Samun Phrai 1

Yam Samun Phrai

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 2-3 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Thai

Description

Yam Samun Phrai like any Thai salads is a very tasty one, so tasty you will think a rice can accompany it, made with carrots, daikon radish, onion, different herbs and spices with minced pork and dried shrimp drenched in a salty sour and sweet dressing it’s an explosion of flavours.


Ingredients

Scale

Pork and Dried Shrimp

Dressing

  • 1 tbsp palm sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 1/2 lime juice
  • 1 tbsp coconut milk

Salad

  • 1 1/2 cup julienned carrots
  • 3/4 cup julienned daikon radish
  • 1/2 white onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 thumb sized white turmeric, peeled and julienned
  • 1 tsp thinly sliced Kaffir lime leaves
  • 1 tsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 red chillies, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp thinly sliced Thai basil
  • 1 tbsp thinly sliced lemon grass, white part
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts
  • 1 tbsp crispy fried shallots
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds, plus more to garnish

Instructions

Pork and Dried Shrimp

  1. In a small pan heat oil then add the dried shrimps, cook in medium heat until fragrant and crispy. Remove shrimps then set it aside.
  2. Add the pork then cook until it is brown in colour and cooked through. Add the shrimps back then season with fish sauce. Set this mixture aside.

Dressing

  1. In a small sauce pan combine palm sugar and water, simmer in low heat until palm sugar is completely dissolved. Let this cool.
  2. Once sugar mixture has cooled down mix in the fish sauce, lime juice and coconut milk. Pour this mixture into the Pork and Dried Shrimp. Set this aside.

Salad

  1. Combine all salad in a bowl together with the seasoned Pork and Dried Shrimp, toss to combine then top it with more toasted sesame seeds then serve.