Preparation info
  • Serves

    Four to Six

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Thai Food and Cooking

By Judy Bastyra and Becky Johnson

Published 2011

  • About

Typically, a Thai meal includes a selection of about five dishes, one of which is often a refreshing and palate-cleansing salad that features tropical fruit.


  • 30 ml/2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 shallots, finely sliced


  1. Make the dressing. Mix the fish sauce, sugar and lime juice in a bowl. Whisk well, then cover with clear film (plastic wrap) and set aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a small frying pan, add the shallots and garlic and cook over a medium heat until they are golden. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  3. Peel the pomelo and break the flesh into small