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The Thai Mango Salad is a delicious salad with a tangy kick. It features ripe mangoes and coriander, which add a sweet and spicy twist.

If you’ve tried Thai food before, you know it’s full of exciting flavors and unusual ingredients. One dish that shines is Thai Mango Salad. It’s fresh, tasty, and has a great mix of sweet, tangy, and spicy flavors. It shows just how skilled Thai chefs are at making delicious food.

The mango is the star ingredient in this salad, lending its natural sweetness and vibrant color. Paired with fresh Coriander, also known as cilantro, the salad gains an aromatic touch that elevates its flavor profile. Red onions add a subtle bite, while lime juice provides a refreshing tanginess that ties everything together. Finally, the umami richness of Thai fish sauce completes the ensemble, adding depth and complexity to the dish.

With only five ingredients, this salad stands out for its exceptional flavor.

If you have extra fresh coriander in your pantry, consider this Thai Glass Noodle Salad.

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Why you will love this recipe from Thai Cuisine

One of the most enticing aspects of this Thai Mango Salad recipe is its simplicity as most of the longevity recipes.

It’s quick and easy to make with just five salad ingredients, making it perfect for busy weeknights or impromptu gatherings. 

Moreover, its vibrant flavors and refreshing taste make it a versatile dish that can be served as a side or enjoyed on its own.

all ingredients you need to make mango salad with coriander

Thai mango salad recipe ingredients

2 large sweet mangoes
2 small red onions
1 lime
coriander leaves
Thai Fish sauce

How to make spicy Thai mango salad

First step: Prepare the mango and veggies

Begin by peeling and chopping the mangoes into bite-sized pieces. Similarly, finely slice the red onions and roughly chop the fresh coriander.

large bunch of coriander
red onion cut into fine pieces
red onion cut into fine pieces

Second step: Combine

In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped mangoes, red onions, and coriander. Squeeze the juice of one lime over the mixture and drizzle with Thai fish sauce to taste.

Adjust the saltiness to taste with the fish sauce; and acidity with lime.

Third step: Serve

Serve immediately or refrigerate the salad for an hour or two to allow the flavors to meld together and develop fully.

delicious salad with mango and coriander

Variations to this side dish

While this recipe calls for ripe mangoes, you can also experiment with unripe mangoes for a tangier flavor profile. Additionally, you can customize the salad by adding other ingredients such as cucumber, red bell pepper, crunchy peanuts, or even grilled shrimp or chicken for a heartier option.

Experiment with different herbs, like thai basil.

Replace fish sauce with soy sauce in salad dressing ingredients.

mango salad with coriander

Other Thai Recipes to Try

If you’re a fan of Thailand and its cuisine, you’ll love exploring other traditional dishes such as Pad Thai, Thai Green Curry, or Papaya Salad. 

Best tips

  • Use ripe mangoes for the best flavor and texture.
  • Adjust the seasoning to taste, adding more fish sauce or lime juice as needed.
  • Feel free to customize the salad with additional ingredients such as cucumber, peanuts, or protein of your choice.
  • Refrigerate the salad for at least an hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • Enjoy the salad as a refreshing side dish or as a light and flavorful meal on its own.
mango salad
Mango salad

Thai inspired Mango & Coriander salad

Vladka@simplybeyondherbs.com
This salad goes well mainly as a side salad for the main Thai dishes. Only five ingredients make this salad outstanding in its taste. This salad couldn't be accomplished without coriander.
4.86 from 7 votes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Thai
Servings 4
Calories 121 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large sweet mangoes
  • 2 small red onions
  • 1 lime
  • coriander leaves
  • Thai Fish sauce

Instructions
 

  • Begin by peeling and chopping the mangoes into bite-sized pieces. Similarly, finely slice the red onions and roughly chop the fresh coriander.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped mangoes, red onions, and coriander. Squeeze the juice of one lime over the mixture and drizzle with Thai fish sauce to taste. Adjust the saltiness to taste with the fish sauce; and acidity with lime.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate the salad for an hour or two to allow the flavors to meld together and develop fully.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 121kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSodium: 357mgFiber: 4gSugar: 25g
Keyword coriander mango salad, thai appetizer
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Vladka on March 14th, 2018
4.86 from 7 votes (7 ratings without comment)

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