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GiaGa Tom Chicken or Shrimp Salad with fish sauce from Pho Tau Bay

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GiaGa Tom Chicken or Shrimp Salad with fish sauce from Pho Tau Bay

Ingredients:

For the Fish Sauce: 1/2 cup water1 tbsp. vinegar1/8 cup fish sauce2 tbsp. sugarFor the Salad: 1 large head green cabbage, thinly sliced1 large boiled boneless, skinless chicken breast, shredded, or 11/2lb. boiled shrimp, cut in half1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced1/2 cup cilantro leaves1/4 cup rau ram leaves (Vietnamese cilantro)1/3 cup sweet pickled carrots1/2 oz. sesame oil4 oz. crushed roasted peanuts4 oz. fried shallots1 sprig cilantro

Directions:

  1. For Fish Sauce: Mix all ingredients thoroughly.
  2. Add lime juice and chilis to taste, if desired.
  3. For Salad: Place cabbage, chicken or shrimp, onion, cilantro leaves, and carrots in a large mixing bowl, and toss together.
  4. Add oil and fish sauce, and distribute evenly.
  5. Top with peanuts, shallots, and sprig of cilantro.

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