Deep Fried Green Papaya Salad

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30

min

Preparation

5

min

Cook

Med

Difficulty

4

Steps

12

Ingredients

Start your meal with this simple yet tasty Thai fusion recipe for deep fried green papaya salad.

Let's start cooking!

Coat papaya with tapioca starch

Step 1 - Coat papaya with tapioca starch

  • In a bowl, toss grated green papaya strips with 40 g tapioca starch. Set aside.
Make som tum dressing

Step 2 - Make som tum dressing

  • In a mortar, pound dried shrimps, garlic cloves and chili padi until fine.

  • Add palm sugar, 2 Tbsp fish sauce and pound until well combined.

Pound long beans and peanuts

Step 3 - Pound long beans and peanuts

  • Add long beans and chopped peanuts. Pound until long beans are bruised. Season to taste with lime juice.
Deep-fry papaya strips

Step 4 - Deep-fry papaya strips

  • In a pot on high heat, heat up enough vegetable oil for deep-frying papaya strips.

  • Shake off the excess tapioca starch from the papaya strips and deep-fry for 1 to 2 minutes, until golden brown.

Garnish and serve

Deep fried green papaya salad

Arrange fried green papaya on serving plate. Drizzle som tum dressing over the fried papaya strips and sprinkle chopped peanuts and cherry tomatoes.

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