Green Papaya Salad, artwork by Pamela Maudy

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Illustration by Pamela Maudy

Green Papaya Salad, artwork by Pamela Maudy

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in Art & Design, Illustrated Recipes, Recipes, Salads & Vegetables

Green Papaya Salad

  • 1 green (unripe) papaya
  • 1 punnet (about 2 cups) o’ cherry tomatoes, halfed
  • 1/2 cup of shredded mint
  • 1/3 cup of coriander
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, chopped/crushed roughly
  • 1 long red chilli, finely sliced into rings
  • 1/4 cup deep fried eschallots

Dressing

  • 1/4 cup of fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tblsp palm sugar (or white sugar)

Peel the papaya with a potato peeler until all skin is removed. Slice in half and scrape out the white seeds. Depending what gadgets you have available, slice or grate the papaya into julienne strips. A food process with an attachment slicer is most ideal – otherwise, power through – it can be a tough shredding at times!

Combine the papaya in a large bowl with the rest of the ingredients and give it a good stir.  Make the dressing by combining all ingredients. Pour over the salad and serve with extra garnish of peanuts, fried eschallots, chilli and herbs.

Summertime flavours!!