Three-Flavor Relish with Dried Shrimp, Chilies, and Lime

Yum Goong Haeng

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

I learned this recipe from Ms. Krissanee Ruangkritya, chef-owner of Siam Orchid Restaurant in Orlando, Florida, and author of Adventures in Thai Food and Culture. The flavor dance of Thai cuisine is wonderfully on display in this simple condiment: saltiness from fish sauce and dried shrimp; heat from fresh hot green chilies; sweetness from sugar; and a bright, tart edge from freshly squeezed lime juice. I serve this as I would a chutney or salsa with a simple meal of jasmin