Easiest Recipe: Yummy Mike's Spicy Thai Chilled Shrimp Salad

Mike's Spicy Thai Chilled Shrimp Salad.

This Yummy Mike's Spicy Thai Chilled Shrimp Salad using 27 easy ingredients and 30 easy steps. Learn how to cook apetizing meal.

Ingredients of Mike's Spicy Thai Chilled Shrimp Salad

  1. You need 1/2 Cup of Thai Basil [+ reserves for garnish].
  2. It’s 5 of Whole Thai Chilies [stems removed – diced].
  3. You need 1/2 Cup of Fresh Diakon Radishes [chopped].
  4. It’s 1/2 Cup of Dried Shrimp.
  5. It’s 3/4 tbsp of Fresh Ginger [grated].
  6. You need 1/2 Cup of Fresh Jalapeños [seeds removed].
  7. Prepare 2 of LG Firm Cucumbers [seeds removed + 1 tbsp Sea Salt].
  8. Prepare 4 of LG Fresh Garlic Cloves [smashed – fine chop].
  9. It’s 1 of Heaping Cup Fresh Bean Sprouts.
  10. You need 1/2 Cup of Purple Onions [sliced].
  11. It’s 1 tsp of Lemon Grass [fine minced].
  12. It’s 1/3 Cup of Water Chestnuts [chopped].
  13. You need 1 Cup of Fresh Cilantro Leaves.
  14. It’s 1 Cup of Fresh Snap Peas [left whole – blanched].
  15. Prepare 1 Cup of Oyster Mushrooms [chopped].
  16. It’s 1/2 Cup of Bell Peppers [any color – chopped].
  17. You need 1/2 Cup of Shredded Carrots [not pictured – I was out].
  18. You need 1/2 Cup of Shredded Cabbage [not pictured – I was out].
  19. You need of for the sauce.
  20. Prepare 2 tbsp of Thai Kitchen Fish Sauce.
  21. You need 1/2-1 tsp of Soy Sauce [your choice – to taste].
  22. Prepare 1 tbsp of Garlic Siracha Chile Sauce.
  23. Prepare 2 tbsp of Granulated Sugar.
  24. Prepare 2 tbsp of Lime Juice.
  25. You need 1 tbsp of Oyster Sauce.
  26. You need 1 tbsp of Hoisin Sauce.
  27. Prepare 1/2 tsp of Toasted Sesame Seeds [+ reserves for garnish].

Mike's Spicy Thai Chilled Shrimp Salad instructions

  1. Peel your cucumbers, cut off ends and slice in half. Scrape seeds out with a spoon..
  2. Cut cucumbers into 1" pieces..
  3. Place cucumbers into a strainer and add 1 tbsp salt to them. Mix well and let set for 30 minutes to drain..
  4. In the meantime, split jalapeños and remove seeds with spoon..
  5. Fine dice jalapeños. Add to bowl. Wear gloves!.
  6. Smash and fine dice garlic cloves. Add to bowl..
  7. Add your rinsed sprouts to bowl. Left whole..
  8. Dice your Thai Chilies. Add to bowl. Wear gloves!.
  9. Peel your Diakon Radish..
  10. Chop and add radishes to bowl..
  11. Peel one end of your fresh ginger and grate. Add to bowl..
  12. Add your Lemon Grass to bowl..
  13. Add your Dried Shrimp to bowl..
  14. Gently wipe clean your Oyster Mushrooms with a damp paper towel. Do not rinse as they will absorb all of that water..
  15. Chop your Water Chestnuts and add to bowl..
  16. Rough chop mushrooms. Add to bowl..
  17. Slice your purple onions and add to bowl..
  18. Pick fresh leaves from Thai Basil stems..
  19. Rough chop and add to bowl..
  20. Pull your fresh cilantro leaves and add to bowl..
  21. Rinse your cucumbers and dab dry with a paper towel. Add to bowl..
  22. Mix salad gently but well. Then, refrigerate..
  23. Bring a small pot of water to a boil and add your snap peas. You'll need to blanche these to soften them up a bit and kill any bacteria. Blanche for 2 minutes even..
  24. Have a bowl of ice water ready to immediately submerge them into to stop the cooking process. Allow them to chill fully..
  25. In the meantime – make your sauce..
  26. In a small pot add everything in the sauce section. Bring to a simmer until sugar has dissolved. This may seem like it's not enough to coat your vegetable mixture – I assure you it is. Allow sauce to completely cool. You don't want your vegetables going limp..
  27. Add snap peas to your refrigerated mixture..
  28. Add cooled sauce mixture to your bowl. Gently mix well. Place back in fridge and allow it to absorb all flavors for 30 minutes minimum. Then, place in a decorative bowl. Allow dish to chill 10 minutes longer in fridge so your dried shrimp can plump a bit..
  29. Garnish dish with Thai Basil and sesame seeds. Serve with lime wedges, soy sauce, Garlic Siracha, chopsticks and Asian spoons..
  30. Serve with a quality Sake. Enjoy!.