thai spicy liver salad recipe

Thai Spicy Liver Salad Recipe (Tub Wan)

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A spicy Isaan style salad made with liver, mint, and a salty, spicy, and sour dressing. This salad is quick and easy to make, and the ingredients used are low cost. It’s healthy but very tasty and is a great way to serve liver!

This recipe will serve 1 to 2 people depending on whether you bulk it out with rice and fresh vegetables.

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tub wan spicy liver salad ingredients list

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  • 300g pork liver
  • 1 tbsp crushed roasted rice
  • 1 teaspoon Chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 large shallot sliced
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1 chopped spring onion

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Step 1: Begin by washing then slicing 300g of pork liver.

slicing the pork liver

Step 2: Now bring a pot of water to the boil, and once it is hot and bubbling, add in the sliced pork liver. Let the liver cook in the water for about 3 to 5 minutes until its cooked all the way through. The exact time will depend on how thinly you sliced it, but make sure you avoid overcooking the liver.

boiling the pork liver

Step 3: Once the liver is cooked, drain and add to a mixing bowl along with 1 teaspoon of chilli flakes, 1 tbsp of crushed roasted rice, 1 tbsp of fish sauce and 2 tbsp of lime juice. Mix everything together thoroughly, then add in 1 sliced large shallot, 1 chopped spring onion and 1/2 cup of mint leaves. Mix one final time then serve with fresh vegetables, steamed rice, and enjoy!

making the spicy thai liver salad

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