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.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 52
  • Calories from fat: 3.5%
  • Protein: 0.9g
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Sodium: 13mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


  • 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. 1. In a large bowl, mix vinegar, ginger, and sugar.
  2. 2. Add papayas, carrots, and onions; mix to blend. Add fish sauce to taste.
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