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Green Papaya Salad

This refreshing salad is very popular in Thailand and eaten with shrimp and peanut sprinkles.
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Yields: 2 Servings


1 tbsp of lime juice 1 tbsp of brown or palm sugar 1 tbsp of fish sauce 2 tsp of dried shrimp, chopped 1 clove of garlic, minced 3 green beans, cooked (boiled in hot water for about 5 minutes) and thick sliced 8 oz of green papaya, peeled, halved seeded, thinly sliced or coarsely shredded 3 cherry tomatoes, halved ¼ cup of cilantro, chopped 2 stalks of scallions, thinly sliced pinch of chili flakes 1 tbsp of roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped


Combine lime, sugar, fish sauce, garlic, chili flakes and dried shrimp. Whisk together. Set dressing aside. In a bowl, mix shredded / julienne green papaya, cooked green beans, scallions, and cilantro. Pour the dressing over the salad. Sprinkle salted peanuts over the top of the salad.
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*Consult with your dietitian to make sure this recipe fits in your diet plan and stage.