Tom Kha Salad with Mango and Charred Leeks

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Tom Kha Salad with Mango and Charred Leeks
Serves 4
A light spring salad with seared tuna and a sweet and sour Thai inspired coconut milk sauce
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
45 min
613 calories
60 g
70 g
28 g
41 g
22 g
813 g
423 g
32 g
0 g
3 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
813g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 613
Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g
43%
Saturated Fat 22g
112%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 70mg
23%
Sodium 423mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates 60g
20%
Dietary Fiber 9g
35%
Sugars 32g
Protein 41g
Vitamin A
78%
Vitamin C
755%
Calcium
19%
Iron
52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 16 oz. can coconut milk (Chao-Koh brand is best)
  2. 8 oz. chicken stock
  3. 3 Limes juiced
  4. 5 thai chilis or 3 jalapenos chopped
  5. 2 T fish sauce
  6. 1 bunch cilantro
  7. 1 lb Fresh Tuna steaks
  8. 2 Large firm but ripe mangoes
  9. 1 Medium daikon
  10. 2-3 red bell peppers
  11. 2 Large leeks
  12. 3 T black pepper
  13. Garlic chive flowers for garnish
  14. Thai basil for garnish
Instructions
  1. Bring a large saucepan to medium heat
  2. Fire up a grill or preheat oven to broil
  3. Add coconut milk, chicken stock, lime juice, fish sauce, chilis,and cilantro stems to saucepan, bring to a simmer to reduce
  4. Heat a thick bottomed skillet to high heat and coat tuna steaks in black pepper
  5. Add oil to hot pan and sear tuna 30 seconds per side, reserve
  6. Halve leeks, and cut off the leafy tops, keeping the roots intact and lightly oil them with a neutral oil
  7. Put leeks on grill or in oven, they will take a while to char on the outside
  8. Slice the mango and bell pepper into small, even, brunoise, discarding all seeds
  9. Check the sauce reduction, it should evenly coat the back of a metal spoon, and not run
  10. When leeks are well charred on the outside remove and plate the dish on a base of the reduced sauce, using the cilantro, thai basil and flowers as a garnish.
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calories
613
fat
28g
protein
41g
carbs
60g
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