Green apple salad

Green apple salad

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Cooking time

Ready in 15 mins

Skill level



Serves 4

Use sharp green apples for this Thai-inspired dish - and serve alongside meat and fish

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  • 2 shallots, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 5 sharp green apples, such as Granny Smiths, cored and cut into thin strips
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 2 tbsp dry roasted peanuts, crushed
  • handful coriander leaves, chopped

For the dressing

  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • juice 2 limes

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  1. To make the dressing, whizz together the garlic, chilli and sugar in a food processor to make a rough paste. Add the fish sauce and lime juice, then season to taste.
  2. Fry the shallots in the oil for around 5 mins or until they are crisp and golden brown. Then remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper. Toss the apple in the lime juice, then mix with the tomatoes and dressing. Spoon onto plates and top with the peanuts, crisp shallots and coriander.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2005

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sircrouton's picture
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The dressing was a bit too spicy for my taste although I do love my spice.. If we make it again we'll deseed the chili's.

greedyjulie's picture
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THis salad is stunning - really easy to make nd very refreshing accompaniment to a thai curry. the dressing is delicious as before an apple per person is a bit too much. will definitely make this again and again

ericascoggins's picture
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I had a Thai evening for 8 and made this salad. Sweet & crunchy with a zing and the crispy just fried shallots on top were yummy. It was the perfect accompaniment to the Thai steamed fish. See the menu below, all recipes are from this website. Now about to print this recipe out for my friend who cant wait to eat it again.
STARTER - Spicy Prawn Soup
MAIN - Thai Style Steamed Fish, Jasmine Rice & Green Salad
DESSERT - Fruity Coconut Creams

lauramorris83's picture

This is an excellent recipe and works really well as an accompaniment to Thai or other Asian dishes. Also really easy to prepare. I would say that you need 1 apple per person, I think the recipe calls for slightly more.



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