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Tam Ra Ahan Thai (Thai Recipes) ตำราอาหารไทย

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Yam Som-O (Pomelo and Chicken Salad) ยำส้มโอ

Recipe from: San Francisco Chronicle, 30 Jan 1991, by Joyce Jue.
Servings: 4 to 6

1 pomelo or ruby red grapefruit
1 small whole cooked chicken breast
1 cup cooked shrimp
1 teaspoon chopped red chile
1 ½ tablespoon nam pla
1 ½ teaspoon sugar
juice from 1 large lime
1 ½ tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
1 small head red leaf lettuce, for garnish
¼ cup roasted peanuts, chopped
fresh red chile, julienned for garnish
fried shallots

Peel and separate pomelo or grapefruit into segments. Remove the membranes. Seed. Gently flake the flesh apart into a bowl. Chill. Hand shred the chicken. Add chicken and shrimp to pomelo.

In a small bowl mix together the chopped red chile with fish sauce, sugar, lime juice and coriander; toss with pomelo chicken mixture.

Arrange the lettuce on a serving platter. Put the fruit mixture over the lettuce. Top with peanuts and 2 tablespoons of crisp fried shallot flakes, and garnish with red chile slivers.

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