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Green Papaya Salad

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Green Papaya Salad Recipe, How To Make Green Papaya Salad Recipe

Green papaya salad also popularly known as Som Tam is a very common dish eaten throughout Thailand.Green papaya salad is a spicy salad made of sliced green papayas or shredded unripened papaya.

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How to make Green Papaya Salad

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Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
Total time
10 mins
Green Papaya Salad
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Papaya
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : November 10, 2016

Ingredients used in Green Papaya Salad
• Medium raw papaya (peeled & seeded) - 1 number.
• Small spring onions with greens (chopped) - 5 numbers.
• Tender french beans (chopped 1" long pieces) - (5-6) numbers.
• Raw peanuts (coarsely pound or crushed) - 1/2 cup.
• Flakes garlic (peeled & crushed) - 2 numbers.
• Stalk lemon grass (finely chopped) - 1 number.
• Fresh red chillies (finely chopped) - 2 numbers.
• Tomatoes (inner seeds removed & thinly slivered) - 1 number.
• Soya sauce - 1 tablespoon.
• Sugar - 1 tea spoon.
• Salt - to taste.
• Scallions (chopped) - 1 number.
  • Either slice papaya into inch long thin wafers, or grate coarsely.
  • Parboil beans till slightly tender, but not overcooked.
  • Chop spring onion greens finely, and scallions to thin slivers.
  • Mix all ingredients, tossing with a wooden spatula to blend well.
  • Keep covered and refrigerated for 15-20 minutes, before serving.
  • Serve this crispy fresh salad by garnishing with chilies or onion flowers.

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vahuser Posted on Wed Oct 01 2008

Thai fish sauce should be used instead of soy sauce to give a more authentic taste.

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vahuser Posted on Sat Jul 05 2008

This traditional Thai salad always contains lime jice and a touch of sugar.

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