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Nhoam Chon (Snail Salad)

By PutoPinoy on Thursday, May 15, 2008 At Thursday, May 15, 2008

  • 1 Package frozen Apple snails meat, approx 1 lb ( frozen section at most Asian markets)
  • 4 Cups water
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon fish sauce
  • ¼ Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Yellow onion, sliced thin
  • 1 large banana blossom, sliced thin, soaked in water and drained
  • 1 Cup chopped fresh herbs; mint , sweet basil , and cilantro
  • 2 Hot chili pepper, chopped (option)
  1. In a small pot, boiled snails with 4 cups water till snail tender.
  2. Pour cooked snail in to colander, drained and rinsed under cold water.Set a side.
  3. In a small bowl, mix lime juice with sugar, fish sauce and salt. Mix well.
  4. Add slices yellow onion with lime juice. Stirs well and set a side.
  5. In a large bowl, mix banana blossom with snails’ meat, herbs and prepared lime juice. Mix well.
  6. Top with chopped chili pepper before serve.
  7. Serve with Ginger dipping sauce.