A delicious cucumber, lettuce and snow pea salad with a zingy green chili dressing, topped with peanuts and bananas.
Preparation Time: 25 mins
Yield: 4 x approx. 2 cup servings
DRESSING: Place chilies, ginger, fish sauce, lemon juice, sugar, and coconut milk in a jar with a firm-fitting lid. Shake until combined. You could also use a blender or food processor.
SALAD: Combine salad leaves, cucumber, snow peas, mint, and coriander in a bowl. Pour dressing over. Just before serving, slice the bananas and top the salad with bananas and roasted peanuts.
For a more substantial meal, try adding cooked shrimp, shredded chicken or shredded pork.
For lower-sodium, use homemade fish sauce, or if available use prepared low-sodium fish sauce.
Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.
The fresh herbs make all the difference in this tasty salad. Avoid dried substitutes.