Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Salad)

 Chicken Green Paw-Paw Salad Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

350 g


20 g

15 g


2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

2 teaspoons

2 tablespoons

Chicken breast fillets

Large green paw-paw

Vietnamese mint

Fresh coriander (cilantro) leaves

Red chilies, seeded and finely sliced

Nuoc cham sauce

Rice vinegar

Lime juice


Unsalted roasted peanuts, finely chopped

Method :
  • Place the chicken in a frying pan with enough water to just cover it. Simmer gently for 8 to 10 minutes or until cooked. Remove from the liquid, cool completely, then slice finely.

  • Peel the pawpaw, then grate the flesh into long shreds. Mix gently with the mint, coriander, chili, nuoc cham sauce, vinegar, lime juice and sugar.

  • Arrange the pawpaw mixture on a serving plate and top with the chicken.

  • Scatter with peanuts and serve immediately.

Tip : Green pawpaw is under-ripe pawpaw, used for tartness and texture.

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