Green Papaya and Carrot Slaw

Notes: Use the shredding blade of a food processor or a hand-shredder to cut papayas for this traditional Southeast Asian salad.
Makes 4 servings


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1/4 cup rice vinegar
1 tablespoon thin slivers fresh ginger
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cups shredded peeled, seeded green papayas (about 3/4 lb. total)
1 cup shredded carrots
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions, including tops
Asian fish sauce (nuoc mam or nam pla) or salt


1. In a large bowl, mix vinegar, ginger, and sugar.

2. Add papayas, carrots, and onions; mix to blend. Add fish sauce to taste.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 52
Caloriesfromfat 3.5 %
Protein 0.9 g
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Sodium 13 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg