RECIPE: Shaved Zucchini Salad with Parmesan

RECIPE: Shaved Zucchini Salad with Parmesan

By Chef David Thompson of Nahm

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Foodie  Foodie  on 29 Jun '16

Renowned for receiving the first ever Michelin-star for Thai cuisine, chef David Thompson of Nahm shows us how to create our own award-winning Thai temptations at home:

Serves: 10

Prep time: 25 mins


  • 2 large zucchini
  • 2 red onions, thinly sliced
  • 100g capers, rinsed and drained
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 6 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 12 tbsp olive oil
  • Lemon zest, julienned
  • Basil leaves, roughly torn
  • 300g golden raisins
  • Parmesan, to garnish


  1. Slice the zucchinis lengthwise and set aside.
  2. Thinly slice red onions and then marinate them with the capers, salt, pepper, red wine vinegar and olive oil. Leave for around 10 minutes until the onions have softened.
  3. When ready to serve, mix together the zucchini, onion mix, torn basil leaves and the raisins. Marinate for 2 minutes until the zucchini are soft.
  4. Scatter on a serving plate with thinly sliced or shaved Parmesan cheese.



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