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Som Tum Mamuang : Thai Raw Mango Salad

Som Tum Mamuang : Thai Raw Mango Salad, with a perfect balance of flavours and texture one of my most favourite salad ever!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course amuse bouche, brunch
Cuisine thai


  • 2 mango Slightly ripe raw
  • 3 - 4 pods garlic
  • 2 peanuts Roasted tsbp
  • 10 - 12 shrimps Dried
  • 8 - 10 shrimps or Fresh boiled
  • 2 - 3 eye chilli Red birds thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup Shallots onion or rings
  • 1 tbsp Palm sugar
  • 1.5 tbsps fish sauce
  • 1 lemon Juice of
  • 1 lemon Zest of
  • 2 tbsps onions Fried
  • 1 carrot thinly sliced


  • Julienne the mangoes and keep aside while you make the dressing.
  • Using a mortar and pestle, pound together garlic, peanuts, chillies, shallots, sugar and lemon zest till the flavours start merging. About 1-2 minutes.
  • Gently mix the shredded mango with the dressing, carrots, sugar, lemon juice and protein of choice.
  • Top with fried onions and a bit of coriander and serve immediately.


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