This quick and simple vegan recipe for a Thai mango salad is both healthy and refreshing. It incorporates an array of fresh ingredients such as mango, bell pepper, cucumber, carrots, and Thai basil, which are combined with an oil-free lime vinaigrette. It takes only 10 minutes to prepare and is the ideal accompaniment to any meal.
Ingredients for Thai Mango Salad
|Ingredients (Thai Mango Salad)||Quantity|
|ripe (but firmer) mangos, peeled and sliced into strips||2|
|red bell pepper||½|
|fresh cilantro leaves, chopped||¼ cup|
|Thai basil leaves, chopped||¼ cup|
|roasted peanuts, roughly chopped||¼ cup|
|Ingredients (Simple Dressing)||Quantity|
|Zest of lime||1|
|fresh lime juice||¼ cup|
|freshly grated ginger||½ tsp|
|soy sauce or fish sauce||1 tbsp|
|maple syrup, optional for sweetness||1 tbsp|
|crushed red pepper flakes, optional for spice||¼ tsp|
Preparation for Thai Mango Salad
- Combine all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk them together.
- Taste the mixture and modify the seasonings to your liking. Put it aside.
- In a medium bowl, combine the mango, cucumber, red pepper, carrot, herbs, and peanuts. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix thoroughly.
- Move the salad to a serving plate and add additional peanuts, a fresh squeeze of lime, and Thai basil as a garnish.
- Enjoy your meal!
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This recipe yields 6 servings.
The salad achieves an ideal combination of flavors and textures, with the sweetness of the mangoes, tartness from the lime dressing, and crispness from the vegetables.
I will never suggest a dish unless I really like it. You might also love to try making this dish at home. I would rate it 4 out of 5. If you use this recipe, please leave a remark and rate it at the bottom of this page. Definitely a must try dish.