Green Mango and Dried Shrimp Salad

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 1 to 2 servings
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1 tablespoon fish sauce

1 tablespoon white sugar

1/4 cup hot water


3 1/2 ounces hot smoked trout, shredded

3 tablespoons dried shrimp, soaked in water for 20 minutes

2 red Asian shallots, finely sliced

1 large or 2 small green mangos, peeled and finely shredded

1 handful mixed fresh mint, Vietnamese mint and Thai basil leaves

2 tablespoons roasted unsalted crushed peanuts

1 bird's eye chile, sliced

1 teaspoon garlic oil


  1. For the dressing: Stir together the water, fish sauce and sugar until the sugar dissolves.
  2. For the salad: Combine the trout, dried shrimp, shallots, mango and mint in a salad bowl. Add 1/4 cup of the dressing and mix well. Garnish with the peanuts and chiles and drizzle with the garlic oil. Serve the remaining dressing on the side for drizzling.