Southern Thai Rice Salad With Fresh Herbs

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by TXOLDHAM

This is a vegan version and does not use traditional kao yum which includes dried shrimp. If you can't find all the ingredients, just use the ones that are available. Time does not include cooking the rice.

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  1. DRESSING: Combine all dressing ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Set aside until serving time or refrigerate up to 5 days. It will make about 2/3 cup.
  2. SALAD: Trim lemongrass down to a 3-inch plump stalk with a smooth base, discarding any dried outer leaves. Slice crosswise as thinly as possible. Set aside. Chop and prepare all remaining salad ingredients.
  3. Place cooked rice in a large serving bowl. Add all the remaining salad ingredients and toss well.
  4. Add about 1/2 dressing and toss again. Serve with the remaining dressing on the side.

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