Yam Taeng (Spicy cucumber salad)

    15 mins

    This recipe is based on the same flavors as som tam, green papaya salad. Packed with flavor, use this salad as a side dish and serve with Thai glutinous rice.


    Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon), Thailand
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    Serves: 4 

    • 3 cucumbers, seeds removed, and shredded with a knife
    • 3 tablespoons dried prawns
    • 30g long beans, sliced thin and smashed
    • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
    • 3 tablespoons peanuts, toasted and chopped
    • For the sauce
    • 5 Thai chillies, sliced thin
    • 1 tablespoon palm sugar
    • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 1-2 limes, juiced

    Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Toss the cucumber, prawns, beans and tomatoes together in a bowl.
    2. Mix the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl. Pour the sauce over the cucumber mixture. Toss and adjust the seasonings to meet your taste.
    3. Place on a plate and top with the peanuts. Serve with glutinous rice and enjoy!

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