6.27.2008

Monthly Mingle # 23 : Mango Mania

It's summer and it's time for mango!

Mango

In Kuwait, these exotic fruits arrive from India and Phillipine. And they are quite pricey! :( *ohhh how I miss mango season in my homecountry! Inexpensive and abundant throughout the season*

Mango is one of the tastes of my childhood. They have a unique flavor, meltingly sweet, soft and exoticly perfumed. Simply eat the ripe ones. Or if they are included in the recipe, I try to keep them as simple as possible to showcase their fragrant.

Vietnamese Mango Salad

Mango salad is my favorite. Simple and breathtakingly fresh. Here's my contribution for Monthly Mingle # 23 : Mango Mania hosting by Meeta of What's for lunch honey.



Vietnamese Mango Salad
from : Vietnamese Favorites - Women's Weekly

Ingredients (just be creative to mix the herbs ;)):
2 large mangoes, chopped coarsely
1 small red onion, sliced thinly
1 fresh long red chilli, sliced thinly
1 1/2 bean sprouts
1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh coriander

Dressing :
2 tsp fish sauce
2 tsp grated palm sugar
2 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp peanut oil (dita-I used olive oil)

Vietnamese Mango Salad

Directions :
Place ingredients in medium bowl, drizzle with the dressing and toss gently.

13 comments:

  1. Disini lagi musim mangga juga mak. Jadi pengen nyontek resepnya.

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  2. gue doyan banget soalnya mango saladnya Thailand. Pas kebeneran nemu resepnya yang versi Vietnam, eh sama rasanya ;). Seger mak, gue sih doyan banget apalagi ada wangi daun ketumbarnya.

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  3. love mangoes! this looks like a great combination.

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  4. what kind of bean sprouts did you use?

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  5. That sounds perfect!
    I usually like eating mangoes just as they are, but that salad would be great too!

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  6. duhh manggaaa...ngilerr berat gue, disini maharani Dit..:(((, gue pengen ikutan juga event ini nunggu harga mangga turun dikit..:P

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  7. WOW look at this salad! Just looking at it and my taste buds are ready for a freshness boost. I love it!
    I know what you mean about mango being pricey, it's just the same here.

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  8. @ Olga : yes. it's so refreshing. Just give it a shot!
    @ Brilynn : this is another way to eat mango! :)
    @ Elsye : iya Sye, di sindang juga gak sopan harganya. Ini juga beli cuman sebiji dua biji buat nipu2 lidah :P
    @ Lore : Yes, it's quite expensive here.

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  9. @ Zooey53 : oopsss...I forgot to mention, I skipped bean sprouts. That's the original recipe :)

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  10. That salad looks so colourful, fresh and good!

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  11. Dita this is such an amazing looking salad and I love fruity salads so much! perfect for the MM!

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  12. fresh banget Dit, sampe berasa di ujung lidah....

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  13. that looks great! just ordered the Women's Weekly Vietnamese book, can't wait to try it.
    happy cooking :)

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