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Green Papaya Salad I

A dish that is on every Thai and Vietnamese Restaurant menu, this version is a very simple easy one to make at home.
Prep Time15 mins
Ready In: Marinate 30 Minutes0 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Hawaiian, Hawaiian Salad Recipes, Thai
Keyword: Green papaya salad, restaurant menu, dish, homecooking
Yield: 4 Servings
Author: Deirdre K Todd


  • 1 green papaya (1 lb.), seeded; peeled
  • 1 large red tomato
  • 1 TB  cilantro, chopped
  • 1 TB  mint, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped fine
  • 2 oz.  patis (fish sauce)
  • 1/2 TB  chili garlic sauce


  • Using a mandoline; cut papaya into fine julienne strips.
  • Cut tomato in half and press out seeds, cut into fine strips. 
  • In a bowl combine all ingredients and refrigerate 30 minutes.

How To Serve:

  • Serves 4.