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by Thao Le

Salad is one of southern Vietnam's specialties, a straightforward dish that relates to the tastes and preferences of a broad range of individuals. Salads are considered rustic and rural when they include mostly fruits and vegetables grown in the home garden.

The abundance of fruits in the South has also resulted in a wide range of salads. Many fruits can be eaten raw or transformed into a variety of delicious meals when combined with the distinctive dressing. Salads made from mango, papaya, jackfruit, and pomelo are a few of the features.

Among these, and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) would like to share with you today a recipe for a Vegan Mangosteen Salad. Due to the high protein, calcium, iron, and phosphorus content of mangosteen, it is very good for one's health, works as an antioxidant, helps prevent cancer, boosts the immune system, and is healthy to the heart.

Total Time
25 mins

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Ingredients for 2 Servings

  • 1
    kilogram Mangosteen
  • 200
    grams of Gray Oyster Mushrooms
  • 2
    stalks of Lemongrass (smashed)
  • 1
    Onion (thinly sliced)
  • 5
    tablespoons of Lemon Juice (about 2 big ones)
  • 4
    tablespoons of Filtered Water
  • 2
    tablespoons of Sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon Chili Sauce
  • 1/2
    teaspoon Salt


  • Preparation Time
    20 mins
  • Cooking Time
    5 mins
  • Total Time
    25 mins

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  2. Mangosteen: Take a sharp knife, and score the fruit around its equator. Don’t cut it too deeply only a little more than 1/8th of an inch.
  3. Then you can squeeze it gently and it will crack easily along the cut then just pry it open in half. That white center is the flesh that you eat. Finally, cut it into thin slices and set aside.
  4. Mushrooms: For 15 minutes, steam mushrooms with lemongrass stems. After then, let the mushrooms to cool.
  5. Salad Dressing: Combine 5 tablespoons lemon juice, 4 tablespoons filtered water, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 tablespoon chili sauce, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a mixing bowl. Stir well to dissolve the spices.
  7. Combine steamed mushrooms and onions in a large mixing bowl. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. Then toss in the mangosteen and laksa leaves, followed by the salad dressing. Combine well to ensure that all ingredients are absorbed.
  8. Finally, garnish with fried shallots and roasted peanuts. Served with green bean porridge and vegetarian crackers. On the side, dipped in a salt, pepper, and lime juice sauce.


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Hopefully, you will be able to recreate this Vegan Mangosteen Salad that and Food Blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) introduced you to include more unique and interesting recipes into your family meal. You may customize the meal by adding tofu, carrots, or chili, for example. Best of success!

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