Saturday, July 25, 2015

Green Papaya Salad

Papaya salad, an appetizer also known as "som tam" is a popular Thai salad. The combination of sour, spicy and saltiness of fish sauce make it a unique flavor. Papaya salad is preparation varied from every Southeast Asian countries.

For my version, I used the available ingredients in my kitchen, dried chili pepper, almond nuts and of course tiparos (fish sauce), the star of the papaya salad.


  • 1 green papaya
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • tomato
  • dried chili pepper
  • roasted nuts
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt


  1. Peel and cut the papaya into small strands.
  2. In a blender combine the chili pepper,  lime juice, fish sauce and sugar. Blend until smooth. Set aside for 15 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  3. In a salad bowl, combine the papaya and chopped cilantro.
  4. Add the dressing and toss to combine thoroughly.
  5. Garnish chopped nuts.
  6. Serve immediately.


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