Thai-Style Watermelon Salad with Fresh Herbs and Tamarind Dressing Recipe | Yummly

Thai-Style Watermelon Salad with Fresh Herbs and Tamarind Dressing

GREGORY GOURDET
18Ingredients
45Minutes
170Calories

Description

The Thai-inspired dressing on this cool watermelon salad teaches you the fundamentals of working with ingredients like fish sauce, tamarind, chilies, and galangal to create dynamic flavors.

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 block tamarind paste with seeds
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 head garlic
  • 6 medium shallots
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (for shallots)
  • 3 jalapeño chilies (or Fresno chilies)
  • 3 inches fresh galangal
  • 7 dried Thai chilies (more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 cup palm sugar
  • 1/2 cup fish sauce (preferably Megachef brand)
  • 6 limes
  • 1 red onion
  • 6 pounds seedless watermelon
  • sea salt (preferably Jacobson's)
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 bunch fresh basil (preferably Thai basil)
  • 1/2 bunch fresh mint
  • extra-virgin olive oil (for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    170Calories
    Sodium50% DV1200mg
    Fat5% DV3.5g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs13% DV39g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories170Calories from Fat25
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat3.5g5%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium1200mg50%
    Potassium490mg14%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat25
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate39g13%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars26g52%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C80%
    Calcium8%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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