Green-Papaya Salad

Green-Papaya Salad
Photo by Romulo Yanes

Ingredients

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

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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    • Good pinch of salt
    • +10 other ingredients
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    • 1 pound green papaya
    • 4 garlic cloves
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    • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    • +1 other ingredients


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