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Thai Citrus Salad

Thai Grapefruit and Orange Citrus Salad

Although not an authentic Thai dish, this citrus salad embodies the sweet, salty, sour and spicy elements of Thai cuisine.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 pink grapefruits segmented and cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 oranges segmented and cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 lime zested and juiced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 shallot thinly sliced
  • 1-2 Thai chili peppers thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon organic sugar
  • 1/2 cup cilantro


  1. In a bowl, mix together grapefruit and orange segment pieces.
  2. Add lime zest, lime juice, garlic, shallot, chili peppers, fish sauce and sugar, and toss together. Refrigerate for half an hour, and up to 8 hours.
  3. Before serving, add cilantro and toss gently.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Easy Thai Cooking by Robert Danhi.