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Green Papaya Salad (Goi Du Du)

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.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2004

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 150
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fat: 3.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Fiber: 4.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.8mg
  • Sodium: 722mg
  • Calcium: 52mg

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