Yam Yai Bangkok
|Rice wine vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Olive oil/Peanut oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Toasted sesame oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Fish sauce||3 Tablespoon (Nam Pla)|
|Lime juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Date palm sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Grated ginger||2 Tablespoon|
|Lemongrass stalk||1 Pound, cleaned minced and pounded|
|Red ripe thai chili||2 , minced (Seeded)|
|Cilantro||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Kefir lime||6 , finely chopped (Rib Removed And Very Finely Slivered)|
|Chinese broccoli||2 Cup (32 tbs), julienned|
|Bean sprouts||1 Cup (16 tbs) (End Trimmed)|
|Napa cabbage||3 Cup (48 tbs), thinly sliced|
|Red bell pepper||1 Large, thinly sliced (Seeded)|
|Japanese cucumber||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
|Scallions||5 , thinly sliced|
|Snow peas||1⁄4 Pound, thinly sliced on the diagonal|
|Water chestnuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced|
|Roasted peanuts||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped|
|Toasted sesame seeds||2 Tablespoon|
Prep the veggies (can be placed in refrigerator for up to one hour prior to serving. Place the shredded cabbage separately in a plastic storage bag or covered bowl.
When ready to serve combine the veggies in a large salad bowl, toss with dressing.
Notes: Gourmet Garden lemon grass in a tube works great for the dressing.
( Use 1+ teaspoon to taste)
Soak two bundles thin rice vermicelli in hot water for 20 minutes, toss with salad. You will need to double dressing recipe.
For a nice entrée-grill large shrimp (pla goong) in shell on soaked bamboo skewers, place on individual salads. Marinade in a little of the salad dressing.
Roasted duck available at Chinese markets-thinly julienne and adorn salad with a generous amount.
Chicken (gai) skewers which are charcoal grilled are a nice addition for an entrée.
For a nice entrée-grill large sea scallops (pla hoi shenn) on soaked bamboo skewers, place on individual salads. Marinade in a little of the salad dressing.
For a nice entrée-blanch calamari rings (place in ice water for a few minutes to stop cooking. These calamari rings then are placed on individual salads. Marinade in a little of the salad dressing
Substitute sesame seeds with freshly grated coconut meat.
Substitute thinly sliced Wing Beans (tua pluu) for the snow peas.