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Green Papaya Salad (Goi Du Du)

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Use green mango if green papaya isn't available. For a heartier salad, add chopped cooked shrimp or shredded rotisserie chicken.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 2 large limes)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Thai fish sauce (such as Three Crabs)
  • 4 cups (2 x 1/4-inch) julienne-cut peeled papaya (about 3 papaya)
  • 3 cups matchstick-cut carrots
  • 2 red Thai chiles, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 150
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.6 g
  • polyfat 1.1 g
  • protein 3.5 g
  • carbohydrate 30 g
  • fiber 4.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 722 mg
  • calcium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Add papaya, carrots, and chiles; toss well. Let stand 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro and peanuts.