Green Papaya Salad
About the Dish:
Green Papaya Salad is a refreshing and flavorful dish that originates from Southeast Asia. It is made with shredded green papaya, mixed with a combination of sweet, sour, and spicy flavors. This salad is commonly served as a side dish or appetizer and is known for its vibrant colors and contrasting textures. The green papaya provides a crunchy base, while the dressing adds a tangy and spicy kick. It is a perfect dish to cool down on a hot day and is also highly nutritious.
|Green Papaya||1 medium|
|Cherry Tomatoes||1 cup|
|Green Beans||1 cup|
|Lime juice||2 tablespoons|
|Fish sauce||2 tablespoons|
- Step 1: Peel and shred the green papaya and carrots. Slice the cherry tomatoes in half and trim the ends of the green beans. Set aside.
- Step 2: In a mortar and pestle, pound the Thai chilies and garlic into a paste. Add the sugar, fish sauce, and lime juice and mix well.
- Step 3: In a large bowl, combine the shredded green papaya, carrots, cherry tomatoes, green beans, cilantro, and mint. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well to combine.
- Step 4: Garnish the salad with crushed peanuts. Serve immediately and enjoy!