Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Salad)

Green Papaya Salad Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 8

750 g

4

1/2

12

12

1/4 bunch

1 clove

2 tablespoon

 

Dressing

2.5 g

50 ml

45 ml

45 ml

30 ml

50 g

24 ml

Green papaya

Green onions (scallions), very finely julienne (sliced)

White radish (daikon or mooli), very finely julienne (sliced)

Mint leaves

Italian basil

Coriander (cilantro),

Garlic, minced

dried shrimps or crushed peanuts

 

 

Shrimp paste

Boiling water

Rice vinegar

Lime juice

Fish sauce

Sugar

Chili sauce

Method :
  • Finely julienne the papaya and toss with the finely julienne (sliced) green onions (scallions), white radish, chopped fresh herbs and garlic.

  • To make the dressing, dilute the shrimp paste in 50 ml boiling water, then whisk with all other dressing ingredients. If the sauce is a little too acidic, add a little extra water as required to dilute the flavor to your taste. Continue whisking until the dressing is well mixed.

  • Toss the papaya and vegetable mixture in the dressing.

  • Pile on a plate and sprinkle with peanuts or dried shrimp.

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