Green papaya salad

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By: Luke Nguyen From: Luke Nguyen's Greater Mekong

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 2.58 / 5 (45 votes)

Prep time:
15 min
4, as a side dish

Packed full of sweet flavouring, crunchy nuts and spicy chilli, Luke Nguyen’s salad makes an aromatic side dish


1. Using a large, deep mortar and pestle, pound the garlic into a paste. Add the peanuts and chilli and pound to mix with the garlic.

2. Now add snake beans softly pounding whilst adding palm sugar, tomatoes and papaya. Continue softly pounding and mixing with a spoon at the same time.

3. Now add tamarind water, lime and fish sauce and lightly pound and mix for a further minute for all the flavours to infuse then serve.


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