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Yum Woon Sen Salad

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Summer is cool salad time and there are so many good Thai food recipes for salads. This Thai salad recipe is called Yum Woon Sen and is made with Saifun or Cellophane noodles which are made from the mung bean. This Thai salad recipe uses dried shrimp and fried garlic and shallots along with other flavors that Thai food recipes some of the best dishes to make. Try this recipe out! Adjust the flavors the way you want! Make it yours! Y
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Yie mien 2 Packet
  Shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs), dried
  Garlic 4 Tablespoon, fried
  Garlic 2 , finely chopped
  Shallot 2 , sliced
  Thai chili peppers 6
  Dark brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Peanut 1 Cup (16 tbs), roasted
  Lime 6 Tablespoon
  Awasezu 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fish sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Cilantro 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Cooking oil 1 Teaspoon
  Red chili pepper 1 , finely chopped
  Basil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Mint 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Scallion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  American celery 2 Cup (32 tbs), skinned

1.In a pan add 2/3 Cup of cilantro, 3 tablespoon of basil, 3 Tablespoon of mint, 2 Teaspoon chili peppers, 1 Cup shallots ,garlic and fry them in 2 Teaspoon of oil and set aside.
2.In the same pan fry dried shrimp and set aside.

3.In a bowl, squeeze lime juice, fish sauce, rice vinegar, sugar or molasses, warm water, minced garlic cloves, finely chopped red chili pepper and sesame oil and combine thoroughly until the sugar dissolves.
4.In a large bowl put 2 bundles of cellophane noodles, pour warm water and allow to cook for 6 minutes.
5.Use a strainer to strain once the noodles are cooked.
6.In a large bowl, put the strained noodles and cut the noodles randomly to make them easier to mix.
7.Add fried garlic and 1/4 Cup fried shallots to the noodles and mix it well.
8.Drizzle the salad dressing and toss it in well.
9.Add the 1/4 Cup peanuts, dried shrimp, 1/2 Cup raw and 1/4 Cup fried shallots, 1 Cup celery, chili pepper and cilantro into the noodles and toss well.

13.In a platter, serve the noodle salad by garnishing with a dash of chopped basil, mint, scallion slivers and peanuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Salad, Noodle
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Yum Woon Sen Salad

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1229 Calories from Fat 609

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 72 g111.3%

Saturated Fat 11 g54.9%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 65 mg21.7%

Sodium 2201 mg91.7%

Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.6%

Sugars 25.1 g

Protein 40 g79.5%

Vitamin A 39.3% Vitamin C 57.9%

Calcium 26% Iron 42.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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