Green Papaya Salad (Goi Du Du)

Use green mango if green papaya isn't available. For a heartier salad, add chopped cooked shrimp or shredded rotisserie chicken.


6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


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.

August 2004
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