A papaya salad with a little sting and different structures that are good to eat as it is, or as part of a meal. If you can’t eat peanuts, just skip them and the peanut butter. I have taken inspiration from the Thai cuisine and their flavors.
Salad with papaya ingredients
For 4 persons as a side salad, or for 2 as a meal
- 1 papaya, peeled and pitted. Divided into smaller pieces.
- 2 medium-sized carrots
- 2 spring onions
- 1 medium green pepper
- 1/2 dl crushed peanuts (use mortar or a bag with a rolling pin)
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1 teaspoon peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon Chinese soy sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
- 1 teaspoon liquid honey
- 1 clove of garlic
- 60 grams of fresh ginger
- 1 turn with the pepper mill
- Peel and scrape out the seeds of the papaya, and cut it into small pieces.
- Peel and cut the carrot into thin slices.
- Rinse, core and cut the peppers into smaller pieces.
- Rinse and cut the spring onion into thin slices.
- Mix everything in a bowl, but save some of the spring onion to decorate with.
Mix the sauce
- Squeeze the lime into a small bowl.
- Peel the garlic and ginger, slice into smaller pieces. Then crush with the end of a knife and add to the bowl.
- Mix in peanut butter, chili flakes, honey, soy sauce and pepper.
- Mix well.
- Pour over the salad and then decorate with the remaining green onions and the crushed peanuts.
- Done! Serve as is or as a side dish.
Fab Foodie Swede