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Green Papaya and Carrot Slaw

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

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