9 Mouth-Watering Thai Salads

9 Mouth-Watering Thai SaladsPeople in Thailand love eating, which is why they have a wide variety of Thai dishes, and Thai Salads are not exempted from the delicious and flavorful food the locals prepare. Suppose you want to try the various kinds of Thai Salads, and you are far from the Land of Smiles, don’t be sad because Thai restaurants are all over the world. You might be surprised that there are a few Thai restaurants near your place.  

What’s so special with the Thai Salads? The fresh ingredients and the flavorful dressing are the secrets to make the salads enticing. 

If you don’t have an idea (yet) on the different Thai Salads, this article will talk about the 9 mouth-watering Thai Salads. We hope that it will guide and help you choose which Thai Salad you will order from a Thai restaurant’s menu in the future. 

Waterfall Beef Salad (Nam Tok)

Nam Tok is one of the traditional Thai Salads that is easy to prepare because there’s no need to put a lot of ingredients in it. You only need a few herbs, and voila! You can enjoy your beef salad. However, if you want your Waterfall Beef Salad to be more colorful, adding more vegetables would be excellent, as long as the original flavor is intact. 

Cucumber Salad With Peanuts

Cucumbers are good for the skin; that’s why they are used for food and skincare. And if you love cucumbers, freshen up your body with Thai Cucumber Salad. Cucumber salad is among the Thai Salads that are easy to prepare, so ordering this at a restaurant won’t take long before serving on your table. The ingredients for this salad are cilantro, shallots, green onions, and peanuts (sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds).

Pineapple and Cucumber Salad with Peppers and Peanuts 

Let’s have another variation of the Cucumber Salad and mix pineapple to make Pineapple and Cucumber Salad with Pepper and Peanuts. The salad consists of pineapple chunks (fresh or canned), cilantro, mint, cucumber, and green onions, while the dressing is composed of sugar, chili,  fish sauce, and lime juice. Mix the salad and the dressing, and you’ll have a delicious Thai Salad.

Fruit Salad with Coconut-lime Dressing 

Fruit salads are typical all over the world, and Thailand is not an exception, mainly because the country has an abundant supply of fruits. The unique flavors of the Thai version make the salad distinct from others. 

Banana Blossom Salad (Yum Hua Pli)  

Have you tried eating a dish made from banana blossoms? If not yet, try tasting this classic Thai Salad called Yum Hua Pil. Though banana blossoms are bitter, it doesn’t ruin the Banana Blossom Thai Salad’s taste. And if you want your salad to be more exciting, have the other variation and add chicken in it, and it would definitely hit the spot!

Pomelo Salad (Yum Som-o) 

Pomelo lovers would surely love to devour this Pomelo Salad, which consists of pomelo, onions, shallots, red chili, garlic, sugar, peanut, fish sauce, coconut, cilantro, coconut oil, and tamarind. We highly recommend you to eat the salad while still freshly made to enjoy the flavor.

Rice Noodle Salad 

If you desire to eat noodles and salad together, try ordering Rice Noodle Salad. Composed of rice noodles and packed with different vegetables, this Thai Salad is delicious and full of nutrients. You can spice up your salad with peanut sauce. And suppose you don’t want to waste food, you can take out your leftovers and reheat them at home for your snack or appetizer (the salad can stay in your fridge for a couple of days).

Tuna Salad 

There are many ways to enjoy your Tuna Salad. You can make a sandwich with it, or if you have crackers at home, just put some on top of the cracker and devour it (as simple as that). But if you fancy eating the Thai Tuna Salad with lettuce, it is also an excellent way to enjoy the food. If you crave Tuna Salad but are not in the mood to go to the restaurant, you can order online and have a mini picnic with your friends at home. 

Grilled Chicken Salad

Let’s put your chicken to the next level with Thai Style Grilled Chicken Salad. The salad is packed with flavors, starting with the marinated chicken, shallots, mint leaves, shallots, cucumber, green onions, oyster sauce, garlic, rice powder, and chili flakes. And don’t forget the dressing which makes the serving mouth-watering. 

After learning the 9 mouth-watering Thai salads, I wish you already have two or three dishes in mind to order with your friends when you go to a Thai restaurant

Thank you so much for browsing this write-up about 9 Mouth-watering Thai Salads.  Enjoy dining out with your friends or family members!

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