Green-Papaya Salad

Green-Papaya Salad
Photo by Romulo Yanes

Ingredients

  • 3 5 1/2-inch fresh Holland red chiles
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons belacan (shrimp paste)
  • ¼ ounce small dried shrimp
  • 2 ½ teaspoons sugar
  • + 4 more ingredients
    • 1 large shallot
    • 1 mini food processor
    • 1 adjustable-blade slicer fitted with julienne attachment
    • 1 1 1/2-lb piece green papaya or 1 1/2 lb seedless cucumber (usually plastic-wrapped)

Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350°F. Wrap belacan tightly in foil and bake 10 minutes. Open foil carefully and cool belacan to room temperature, about 15 minutes. Crumble belacan into mini food processor and finely purée with chiles and sugar. Soak shrimp in 1 cup hot water...

View full recipe at Epicurious

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