Yum Woon Sen Salad

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: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1229Calories from Fat 609

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 72 g110.8%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2201 mg91.71%

Total Carbohydrates 119 g39.7%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 25 g

Protein 40 g80%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet