Papaya salad

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)

Ingredients sauce

  • 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

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Peel and scrape out the seeds of the papaya, and cut it into small pieces.
  2. Peel and cut the carrot into thin slices.
  3. Rinse, core and cut the peppers into smaller pieces.
  4. Rinse and cut the spring onion into thin slices.
  5. Mix everything in a bowl, but save some of the spring onion to decorate with.

Mix the sauce

  1. Squeeze the lime into a small bowl.
  2. Peel the garlic and ginger, slice into smaller pieces. Then crush with the end of a knife and add to the bowl.
  3. Mix in peanut butter, chili flakes, honey, soy sauce and pepper.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Pour over the salad and then decorate with the remaining green onions and the crushed peanuts.
  6. Done! Serve as is or as a side dish.

©Malin Nordblom

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