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.
Yield: 4 Servings
- 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.