Green Papaya Salad A La Bobby Flay

Jo Zimny


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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30 Min


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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
1 tsp
garlic, minced
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/4 c
cilantro, fresh, rough chop

How to Make Green Papaya Salad A La Bobby Flay


  • 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!

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Course/Dish: Fruit Salads

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