This menu is perfect for my mango craving,… well, I feel like I didn’t get to eat enough mango when I was visiting Indonesia last time. Also perfect for summer since I am so ready to say goodbye to this winter. Enjoy!
1. Prepare: 1 big mango ( I prefer the half ripe as it’s firm enough for crunchiness yet not too sour) thinly sliced, yields about 2C. 6-8 cherry tomatoes, halved. 1/4C roasted peanut, chopped. 2tbs dried shrimp, rinsed. 1/4 tsp shrimp paste. juice from 1/2 lime. 2tbs fish sauce. 1/4C cane sugar, melted with 2tbs water added. 1 clove of garlic. some sliced thai chilles.
2. Using a mortar and pestle, ground/ bash garlic, dried shrimp, shrimp paste, and then half of the roasted peanuts at the last. Add Lime juice, fish sauce and melted cane sugar. This will be the dressing.
3. On the small bowl, mix the mango, tomatoes, and chillies, then put the dressing and mix well.
4. Add the remaining roasted peanut and cilantro for garnish, serve, bon appétit.