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A fresh traditional Viet salad made with julienned green papaya, shrimp and grilled pork. A wonderful light summer dish filling enough to serve as an entree.
Combine above ingredients in a large bowl.
Note: If you have a mandoline, break it out to julienne the papaya and carrots. There’s a variety of ways to julienne the papaya, but my Asian knife skills are poor at best. As long as you come up with very fine, long, match-stick sized strips of papaya it will be good. If you shred the papaya, it is ok, but it won’t have the texture or prettiness that this salad calls for. Think long narrow-as-possible slices. Aside from that, this salad is easy to make!
Dress with Nuoc Chấm (Traditional Vietnamese Dipping Sauce) – see my TastyKitchen recipe box for this recipe (which, by the way, is super easy and quick to make! Don’t let this part scare you off!)
Individually plate and garnish with: fried red Asian shallots, crushed roasted peanuts, and/or fried garlic chips.
(At the Asian market you’ll easily be able to find the green papaya, julienned carrots, Thai basil, fried shallots and fried garlic. And it’s a fun field trip to boot!)
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