Spa Cuisine: Mushroom Salad by Chiva-Som

Nutrients Per Serving

Kilocalories         73.22
Protein                 2.59g
Carbohydrate     16.91g
Fat, total               0.38g
Serves                  4


4 tbsp           lime juice
3 tbsp           soy sauce
1½ tbsp        honey
2                    bird’s eye chillies, finely chopped
120g             shiitake mushrooms
120g             straw mushrooms
120g             wood ear mushrooms, trimmed
6 tbsp           sliced spring onion
4 tbsp           lemongrass, finely sliced diagonally
3 kaffir          lime leaves, shredded


To prepare dressing, whisk 3 tbsp of lime juice, soy sauce, honey and chilli in a large bowl until well mixed. Set aside. Bring 1 litre of water to the boil with remaining 1 tbsp of lime juice. Boil shiitake and straw mushrooms for 3 minutes, and wood ear mushrooms for 2 minutes. Drain immediately. Combine all ingredients with dressing in a bowl and gently toss until evenly mixed.

Chiva-Som Spa Cuisine Concept & Philosophy

Chiva-Som has won many international awards for outstanding spa cuisine, notably the Conde Nast Award for best Spa Cuisine and the Spa Asia Crystal Award for Best Spa Cuisine Menu. You culinary senses will be treated when you check into Chiva-Som.

Our concept is to provide healthy cuisine but with so many flavors you will never notice it’s good for you! We will introduce you to the freshest produce delicately mixed with fresh herbs and spices to create flavors that will scintillate the senses and create delicious dining experiences. Our view of spa cuisine is that the moderation should be in the ingredients, not the flavor.

Chiva-Som chefs create daily menus to offer the widest range of dishes to suit a healthy lifestyle while satisfying your appetite. We include the tenderest steaks, the tastiest lamb, the softest chicken, the most delicate fish and the freshest vegetables combined with local herbs and spices to produce great tasting dishes.

Our philosophy is that our guests should take away not just a memory but also an experience which is why all of our dishes can be made at home using ingredients that can be purchased anywhere. We offer spa cooking classes and the Chiva-Som cookbook where the secrets of a healthy diet can be learned and applied at home.

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