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Swai Nhoam Di Hu ( Cambodia Squid and Mango Salad)

Course Salad
Cuisine Cambodia
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 2 Cups Water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 1 lb fresh squid
  • 1 large fresh green mango or firm mango peeled and sliced
  • ½ Red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 sweet onion sliced
  • ½ cup unsalted roasted peanuts
  • 1 handful chopped mint leaves
  • 1 handful chopped fishwort
  • ¼ cup sweet fish sauce directions below
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup fish sauce
  • 3 chopped hot chili pepper or to taste
  • 1/3 cup roasted peanuts crushed (optional)


  • Wash squid with cold water, remove clear tough rim and stomach from the squid tubes, rinse then cut squid into bite size pieces.
  • Boil water and salt in a small pot, add the squid when water boils, stir a couple minutes and pour into a colander to drain, do not overcook the squid. Set aside
  • In a small bowl, mix hot water with sugar till sugar dissolved.
  • Add lime juice, fish sauce and hot chili peppers together, mix well and set aside to cool.
  • To serve
  • In a large bowl, mix the mango with the pepper, onion, squid, and fresh herbs. Pour the fish sauce over, stir well and garnish with the peanuts.
  • Enjoy!