Thai Fruit and Shrimp Salad

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Mercy

This dish is also called Yam Polamal. If using apples or pears, toss them with lemon juice to keep them from oxidizing.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups mixed fruit, cut into bite-sized pieces (apples, pears, tangerine or orange sections, grapefruit, halved and seeded grapes, strawberries, fir)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 lime, juice of
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 14 cup cooked shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons chopped raw peanuts
  • 1 fresh red Thai chile, seeded and finely chopped


  1. Using a small skillet or saucepan, heat the oil over low heat and gently saute the shallot and garlic until lightly browned.
  2. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  3. Combine the lime juice, salt and sugar in a medium bowl and.
  4. stir to dissolve.
  5. Add the fruits, shrimp and half the garlic and shallot; toss to coat evenly with dressing.
  6. Taste for seasoning and adjust, if necessary.
  7. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with the remaining garlic and shallot, peanuts and chile.

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