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Green papaya salad

Recipe from: 6/1/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 11
Servings 4


  • 1
    medium green papaya
  • 4
    garlic cloves
  • 15
    shallots or spring onions, chopped
  • 3
    red chillies, seeded and sliced
  • 2
  • 3
    young green beans, cut into thin rounds
  • 45
    fish sauce
  • 15
    brown sugar
  • 2
    limes, the juice
  • 45
    peanuts, roasted and crushed
  • red chillies, finely sliced


First peel the papaya and cut it in half lengthways.
Scrape out the seeds with a spoon and grate the flesh.
Grind the garlic, shallots or spring onions, chilli and salt together in a large pestle and mortar.
Add the beans and lightly crush.
Season with fish sauce, sugar and fresh lime juice.
Transfer salad to a serving dish, sprinkle with crushed peanuts and garnish with sliced red chillis.

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