How to Make Pomelo Salad (Yam Som-O)

Thai Spring Rolls Recipe
May 1, 2012
Kapampangan Sipo Egg Recipe
May 2, 2012

How to Make Pomelo Salad (Yam Som-O)

Have you ever had pomelo salad before? It is really simple and very easy to make, as long as you have all these ingredients. So what are you waiting for? Let's get started! You need the following:


  • 80 grams- Pomelo flesh
  • 2- shallots, slice thinly
  • 1- spring onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon- coconut flakes, roasted
  • 1 tablespoon- peanuts, roasted and grounded
  • 1/2 tablespoon- dried shrimp, grounded
  • 1/4 teaspoon- chili powder
  • 2 prawns- shelled and cleaned
  • Vegetable oil for deep fry shallot
  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 teaspoon- fine salt
  • 1 tablespoon- sugar
  • 1 tablespoon- lime juice


1. Thinly slice the shallot, divided into 2 parts: 1 set aside for salad, and the other one deep fry in oil until turn golden crisp. Drain and set aside.
2. Par- boil the prawns and set aside.
3.Preparing dressing by mixing salt, sugar and lime juice together in a salad bowl.
4. Add pomelo pieces, followed by sliced shallot, chopped spring onion, toss a little, then add ground dried shrimp, roasted peanut, chili powder, golden crisped shallot, roasted coconut flakes and toss to combine well together.
5. Garnish with prawns on top and serve!

Sharing is caring!

Please follow me!
I am Maribeth and Tasteoflifebymb is my personal story sharing my passions such as cooking and recipes, travel and adventure, powerlifting and fitness, and much much more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe and receive some tips from the following...

  • Travel
  • Recipes
  • Health & Fitness

Right to your email!