Mar Hor Recipe (Galloping Horse)

Mar hor

  • makes about 15
  • Easy

This is a meat-free version of a classic Thai recipe and makes for a super simple little nibble to have with drinks at any dinner party



  • groundnut oil 1 tbsp
  • shallots 8, finely sliced
  • crunchy peanut butter 2 tbsp
  • palm sugar or light brown sugar 1 tbsp
  • soy sauce 2 tbsp
  • fish sauce 1 tbsp
  • pineapple 1 small, peeled, cored and cut into bite-sized chunks
  • lime 1
  • red chilli 1, finely sliced
  • roasted peanuts chopped to make 1 tbsp
  • coriander leaves a handful


  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the shallots until golden brown. Reduce the heat and add the peanut butter, sugar, soy and fish sauce, and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Cool.

  • Step 2

    Arrange the pineapple on a platter and put a heaped tsp of the mixture on each. Top each with a squeeze of lime, a piece of chilli, a few chopped nuts and a coriander leaf.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 48
  • Fat 2.4g
  • Saturates 0.4g
  • Carbs 4.7g
  • Sugars 4.5g
  • Fibre 1g
  • Protein 1.5g
  • Salt 0.5g