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Prep time: 20 mins
Yield: 6 servings

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Green Papaya Salad
This recipe serves:   
2 medium green (unripe) papayas
6 cloves garlic
6 small, Thai chili peppers, or 1 jalapeño pepper, stemmed
1 tablespoon palm sugar, or brown sugar
3 tablespoons fish sauce
1/2 cup green beans, trimmed and cut into 2" lengths
6 cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/4 cup roasted unsalted peanuts
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 head bibb lettuce, leaves removed and washed

Cooking Instructions
1. Peel, half lengthwise and seed the papayas. Cut them into long, thin shreds, or shred them in a food processor and set aside.

2. In a large mortar, combine the garlic and chilis and pound them into bits with a pestle. Add the sugar and fish sauce and combine with the pestle.

3. Add the papaya and green beans and pound for about 3 minutes to slightly crush them. Use a spoon to scrape the sides of the mortar and rotate the mixture as you work.

4. Add the cherry tomatoes and pound for a minute to release some of their juices.

5. Stir in the peanuts and lime juice.

6. Place a few leaves of lettuce on each plate and spoon the salad onto the lettuce.

Serving Size: 3/4 cup

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 6
Per Serving
Calories 112 Carbohydrate 18 g
Fat 3 g Fiber 3 g
Protein 5 g Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 689 mg    


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