Green Papaya-California Raisin Salad

Submitted by: Alex Ong

A much loved dish in Thailand, this shredded papaya salad is a knockout.




    • 2 tablespoons palm sugar
    • 2 tablespoons boiling water
    • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
    • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lime juice
    • 1 teaspoon minced garlic


    • 6 ounce green papaya; peeled, seeded and shredded
    • 1 orange segments
    • 3 fresh mint leaves, minced
    • 8 fresh cilantro leaves, minced
    • 4 fresh Thai basil leaves, minced
    • 1/4 cup California natural raisins, plumped
    • 1/4 cup California golden raisins, plumped
    • 1/2 Thai chile, minced


    • 1 teaspoon Fried shallots
    • 2 teaspoons chopped roasted peanuts


    For dressing, combine palm sugar and boiling water in small bowl; stir till dissolved. Add remaining ingredients; stir together and chill well.

    For salad, combine all ingredients in large bowl; drizzle with dressing and toss together till well mixed. Divide and plate. Garnish with fried shallots and roasted peanuts.


    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 120 (6% from fat); Total Fat 1g (sat 0g, mono 0g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 29g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 23g; ); Iron 1mg; Sodium 700mg; Calcium 30mg; Potassium 330mg

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