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Friday, February 29, 2008

Papaya Salad [Som-Tum-Tha] (ส้มตำไทย)

Papaya Salad


1. Green papaya chopped, sliced 1 cup

2. Fresh bird chili 3-8 pieces

3. Plump tomato cut into half 2 pieces

4. Green Beans cut into 1' length 1 pieces

5. Garlic (small cloves) 1 teaspoon

6. Dried shrimp 1 tablespoon

7. Peanut roasted, peeled 1 tablespoons

8. Fish sauce 1 tablespoon

9. Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

10. Plam sugar 3 teaspoons


1. Crush slightly chilies and garlic.

2. Add green beans, plump tomato, and peanut and crush them until well mixed.

3. Taste by plam sugar, lemon juice, fish sauce.

4. Add papaya, dried shrimp and crush them until well mixed. Remove to the plate for serve. Sprinkle with peanut.

5. Serve along with fresh vegetables such as cabbage, Beans Chinese water spinach


Garret said...

I need to start eating healthier. This is the perfect recipe to make that happen!

Do you have any famous restaurant recipes that are healthy? We are looking for new recipes. Please send us any if you have them. Thanks