Banana Flower Thai Side Salad

A nutty salad that you'll want to slip into your belly!


  • 2 small banana flowers
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 1 lime
  • 3 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Arawak Farm® Dry Rub & Spice Blend #3
  • 1 tablespoon crushed roasted peanuts


  • Peel back the dark purple layers of the banana flower until you reach layers with just a hint of purple. Using a mandoline, slice the banana flower into thin rings, beginning at the point and slicing about three-quarters of the way down. Soak the Banana flower in lime water. Set aside for 5 mins.
  • Soak the sliced onions in water and set aside.
  • Remove the banana rings from water and put in medium bowl. Add the onions, carrot, bean sprouts, AFDSB#3 and toss.
  • In a small bowl, mix 3 tbsp lime juice, brown sugar and fish sauce. Pour over salad and toss again.
  • Add the crushed peanuts on top and serve!
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