Star Fruit Salad

November 11, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Star Fruit Salad

Vietnamese loves Carambola (star fruit). Star fruit is crisp, juicy , yellowish green fruit that when slices it look like star. It’s very tasty raw or cook. Sliced star fruit with dried shrimp and grilled fish savory with vinaigrette sauce is authentic country recipe from Vietnamese in Vietnam.


1/2 lb (225 gram) of fillet basa, catfish or salmon
3 star fruit
1/4 cup of white vinegar
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of fish sauce
1 yellow onion, sliced thin
2 oz (56 gram) of large size dried shrimp , soaked in warm water, drained
1 cup of chopped mix herbs; cilantro, mint, and sweet basil leaves
1/2 cup of unsalted roasted peanut
1 hot chili pepper, slice (option)

Directions to make Star Fruit Salad

  1. Boiled or grilled fish till tender. When fish cooked, use fork to breaks fish in to chunks and set a side.
  2. Trimmed off the greenish off the edge of star fruit tips, sliced thin, removed seeds and set a side.
  3. In a large bowl, mix vinegar with sugar, salt, fish sauce together, mix well, add onion, dried shrimp and star fruit, mix well, add fresh herbs and mix well.
  4. Put salad on a plate, top with grilled or boiled fish, roasted peanut and chili pepper.

Serve with rice or as * mahope sar * appetizer.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Papaya Salad with Grilled Salmon

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 345

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏27g 10%
Cholesterol ‏370mg 123%
Total Fat ‏9g 12%
Saturated Fat ‏2g 10%
Dietary Fiber ‏7g 25%
Protein ‏43g 86%
Sodium ‏2322mg 101%
Sugars ‏15g 30%


15 min


15 min




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