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Hot, sweet and sour green papaya salad

An Asian-style spicy, sweet and sour green papaya salad topped with crunchy peanuts.
hot, sweet and sour green papaya salad



1.Peel limes, removing white pith. Segment limes over bowl to catch juice; reserve juice for dressing.
2.Make peanut and garlic dressing. Place shrimp in heatproof bowl; cover with boiling water. Stand about 10 minutes or until shrimp are soft. Using mortar and pestle, grind garlic and salt until smooth. Add peanuts and drained shrimp; pound to a smooth paste. Add chilli; pound until crushed coarsely. Stir in reserved juice, sugar and sauce.
3.Peel papaya, quarter lengthways, discard seeds; cut papaya into long thin strips.
4.Combine papaya, lime segments, beans and tomato in large bowl. Add dressing, toss gently to combine; stand 20 minutes.
5.Add herbs and peanuts to papaya mixture; toss gently to combine.

Add more or less chilli, sugar and lime juice to suit your taste.


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