Green Papaya Salad


Cucumber can replace the green papaya in this salad.

Original recipe makes 6 servings

Ingredients

3 cloves garlic, peeled
3 fresh green chile peppers
6 green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 large unripe papaya, peeled and cut into thin strips
1 tomato, halved and seeded
2 tablespoons fish sauce
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons finely chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • READY IN

    20 mins

Directions

  1. In a blender or food processor, coarsely chop the garlic, chile peppers, and green beans. Mix in the papaya, and process into small chunks. Mix in the tomato, fish sauce, lime juice, and sugar. Process the mixture until soft and slightly chunky. Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in the peanuts. Cover, and refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 53 kcal
Carbohydrates: 9.1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 1.7 g
Fiber: 1.7 g
Protein: 2 g
Sodium: 369 mg