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Green Papaya Salad

Green Papaya Salad

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Cucumber can replace the green papaya in this salad.

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  • Calories:
  • 53 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 369 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  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.
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tasted little like authentic thai cooking. im form a thai descent. you use a mortar and pestal, thai chilis, fish sauce, shrimp paste, garlic, lime juice, tomatoes, and sugar.<-------- i make it like this.. this is how it is made in thailand..


Great salad. If you don't julienne the papaya by hand (ridiculously time consuming), use the shredder in the food processor. I buy the long beans for the recipe and cut them into 1 inch segments and set them aside to toss in at the end. I seed the tomato and toss the "guts" into the food processor with the wet ingredients, and toss the leftover outside wedges of the tomato into the salad at the end, as well. Fresh thai chilis work the best, but remember that you can adjust the heat by not adding all of the peppers' seeds. If your resulting salad is "ring of fire" hot, just add a bit more sugar to cut the heat.


This is ok.. It is not great! I made it for my husband because he loves Thia dishes and we have been looking for a recipe on this..this isn't it.