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Green Papaya Salad

green papaya salad with meat
Course: Main/Entree, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese
MyPlate: Fruit, Meat/Protein, Vegetables
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Fat
Type: Recipes
Allergen: Fish, Peanuts, Shellfish
Source: Cultural Cuisine Pamphlet
Food Name: Papaya
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • ½ lb shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • ¼ lb pork loin
  • 1 lb green papaya, julienned (about 5 cups)
  • 1 cup carrot, julienned
  • ½ cup mint leaves, chopped
  • ½ cup basil leaves, chopped
  • 3 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts, crushed
  • 1 cup nuoc mam (Vietnamese dipping sauce, see recipe)

Instructions

  • In a medium-sized pan, add enough water to cover the bottom of the pan. Cook the shrimp in simmering water for about 2 minutes, or until done. Remove shrimp from pan, drain, and set aside.
  • In a medium-sized pan, heat water (enough to cover the bottom of the pan) over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook until done, about 15-20 minutes. Remove pork from pan, drain, and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together papaya and carrots.
  • Place the mint and basil on the papaya and carrot mixture.
  • Place the shrimp, pork, cilantro and roasted peanuts on top of the salad.
  • Serve with nuoc mam dipping sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Green Papaya Salad
Serving Size
 
2 cups
Amount per Serving
Calories
99
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
3
g
5
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Cholesterol
 
45.52
mg
15
%
Sodium
 
460
mg
20
%
Potassium
 
278
mg
8
%
Carbohydrates
 
10
g
3
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Protein
 
8
g
16
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.