Thai Green Papaya Salad {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Thai Green Papaya Salad {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

One of the national dishes of Thailand - Som Tom - Green Papaya Salad. Easy to make and full of flavors. A perfect balance of sweet, salty, sour and spicy!

Ingredients

  • For the sauce:
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 tablespoons fish sauce (substitute soy sauce for vegetarian or vegan version)
  • 1.5 tablespoons palm sugar or brown sugar
  • For the salad:
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons dried shrimp (omit for vegetarian or vegan version)
  • 3-4 red bird's eye chilies
  • 3 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 4 long beans or asparagus, cut into 2 inch segments
  • 10 ounces unripe papaya, peeled and shredded
  • 1 carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted peanuts
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