Green Papaya Salad in Lettuce Wraps

Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
20 min
Inactive Prep:
30 min
Cook:
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Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

THE DRESSING:
    THE SALAD:
    • 1 large green papaya, peeled and julienned, see note
    • 1 cup bean sprouts
    • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded, and julienned
    • 1 red onion, sliced thin
    • 1 small red chile, sliced thin
    • Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish
    • Butter lettuce leaves, for serving

    Directions

    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.

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