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Apple som tum

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Traditionally this flavour-packed, low-cal Thai salad uses green papaya but it can be hard to find. Swap with apple, like here, instead.

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Ingredients

  • green-skinned apples 2
  • lime 1/2, juiced
  • green beans 100g, trimmed and cut into short lengths
  • coriander leaves a handful
  • roasted peanuts 3 tbsp, roughly chopped
  • garlic ½ clove, crushed
  • red chilli 1, finely chopped
  • fish sauce 1½ tbsp
  • light muscovado sugar 1 tbsp
  • lime 1, juiced

Method

  • Step 1

    Core and slice the apples thinly, then toss with the lime juice. Stir the dressing ingredients together.

  • Step 2

    Drop the beans into a pan of boiling water and cook for 2 minutes, drain and rinse under cold water. Drain well and cut in half lengthways.

  • Step 3

    Tip the beans and dressing onto the apples. Toss with the coriander and serve scattered with the peanuts.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 263
  • Carbs 26.4g
  • Protein 10g
  • Fat 11.9g
  • Sugars 23.6g
  • Salt 2.7g
  • Saturates 2.2g
  • Fibre 5.1g
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