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Category: Salads

Green Papaya Salad

As soon as spring arrives, I like to prepare light and easy-to-eat foods. Thai Chicken Satay With Peanut Sauce is the ideal finger food for easy dinners with friends or family. Serve it with Green Papaya Salad, a refreshing accompaniment ... Read more

Total time: 20 minutes | Serves 4
  • 4 cups grated green papaya
  • 1/3 cup long beans, cut into 1 1/2-inch lengths
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 Thai chile, or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon dried salted shrimp
  • Chopped roasted peanuts, for garnish

Step 1Arrange papaya, long beans and tomatoes in medium bowl and chill at least 5 minutes.

Step 2Meanwhile, place fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, garlic, chile and dried shrimp in bowl of food processor. Pulse 5 to 10 seconds. (Or use mortar and pestle.) Chill dressing until ready to serve, then toss with papaya mixture. Garnish with peanuts.

Each serving:
115 calories; 551 mg sodium; 4 mg cholesterol; 0 fat; 27 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams protein; 1.60 grams fiber.
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