Mango Salad with Prawns (Ngom Swai)

Green mango and shrimp tossed with Chrouk Metae and Thai basil; a mouthwatering salad for a hot summer day.

Ngom Swai – Grated green mango and shrimp tossed with Chrouk Metae and Thai basil.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Cambodian
Keyword: Mango
Servings: 6
Calories: 147kcal
Author: Channy Laux



  • Prepare Dressing: Combine Chrouk Metae, fish sauce and palm sugar, mix well and set aside.
  • Saute Shrimp: Saute shrimp with shell-on in 1 teaspoon of oil and a dash of salt. Peel, slice lengthwise and devein. Chill for at least an hour.
  • Mango: Peel, grate and chill for at least an hour.
  • Toss just before serving: Reserve some shrimp for garnish, place all ingredients in a large bowl, mix well.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 247mg | Sodium: 907mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 888IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 2mg


* Substitutions:

  • Substitute Thnot Sugar with granulated sugar
  • Substitute green mango with Granny Smith Apple

Serving Suggestions:

Garnish with dried shrimp and fresh whole chili
Serve with deep-fried crispy rice squares
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