Green Papaya Salad A La Bobby Flay

Jo Zimny

By
@EmilyJo

This has become one of our favourite salads of all time. It's fresh, its crispy and really delicious. I added some yellow bell pepper to mine.


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Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

8 oz
fresh green or yellow string beans, blanched
3 medium
plum tomatoes
1/2 c
roasted unsalted peanuts
1 lb
green papaya, cleaned and julienned
1/4 c
fish sauce
1/4 c
fresh lemon juice
1/4 c
fresh lime juice
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
garlic, minced
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/4 c
cilantro, fresh, rough chop

Step-By-Step

1Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the green and yellow beans. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

2Remove from the pot in a sieve and then put into a bowl of cold water to stop the cooking process. Drain the beans and cut each bean in half and set aside.

3Cut the tomatoes in half and cut length wise. Remove the seeds. Slice into 1/4-1/8 inch strips.

4Rough chop all but 2 tbsps. of the roasted peanuts.

5In a large bowl toss the papaya, beans, tomatoes and chopped peanuts.

6In a small bowl mist the fish sauce, citrus juices, sugar, garlic, red pepper flakes and 1 tbsp. of chopped cilantro.

7Pour over the green papaya mixture.

8Serve with the rest of the peanuts and cilantro on top.

9Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads