Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo)

Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo)
Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo)
Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo)Ingalls Photography

Sweet pomelo pairs beautifully with chiles, peanuts, and mint in this recipe for a classic Thai salad from Talde in Brooklyn, New York. This recipe first appeared in our March 2014 issue with the story Winter's Brightest Jewel.

What You Will Need

Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo)
Sweet pomelo pairs beautifully with chiles, peanuts, and mint in this recipe for a classic Thai salad from Talde in Brooklyn, New York.
Yield: serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 14 cup Thai fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 4 pomelos, peeled and supremed, juices reserved
  • 2 fresh red Thai chiles, stemmed and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup trimmed watercress
  • 13 cup roughly chopped peanuts, lightly toasted
  • 20 mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Whisk fish sauce, sugar, juices, chiles, garlic, and 14 cup water in a bowl. Stir in pomelo, watercress, peanuts, and mint.