Green Papaya Salad in Lettuce Wraps
- 1/2 cup peanut oil
- 1/4 cup fish sauce, such as nam pla or nuoc nam
- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 lime, juiced
- 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon red chili sauce, such as Srirachi Hot Chili Sauce
- Kosher salt
For the dressing: In a small bowl add all ingredients and mix well. Set aside for about 1/2 hour to allow the flavors to develop. Taste and adjust seasoning before serving.
For the salad: Combine papaya, bean sprouts, cucumber, onion, and red chile in a large bowl. Pour over the dressing and mix well. Mound onto a platter, garnish with cilantro leaves, and surround with butter lettuce leaves.