Som Tam Salad
Green Papaya Thai Salad
Ingredients Servings: 2 people
|Underripe Papaya (or Mango)||1 piece|
|Cherry tomatoes (quartered)||5 pieces|
|Chillies||1 or 2 pieces|
|Fish sauce||2 tbsp|
|Tamarind Paste||15g (1 sachet)|
|Unsalted chopped peanuts||20g|
1. Slice the vegetables
Then with a sharp knife, cut into julienne strips.
You can also attempt to cut into thin strips with your peeler if you feel comfortable using one.
2. Pound the spices
Pound the garlic and chilli together with a pestle and mortar.
Cut the green beans into short lengths, throw into the mortar and pound very lightly, just to soften and bruise them.
Place the contents into a mixing bowl.
3. Prepare the dressing
4. Make the salad
Then add the papaya (or mango) and cherry tomatoes into the bowl. Mix all the contents together.
Sprinkle the salad with chopped peanuts before serving.