Mango and Green Papaya Salad

  • PREP TIME40 minutes

  • COOK TIME5 minutes

  • TOTAL TIME

  • SERVINGS4

Source: Chef Kian Lam Kho, Lotus Blue Dong Tian Kitchen & Bar, NY, NY

Mango and Green Papaya Salad

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Mango and Green Papaya Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (5 ounces) green papaya, peeled and julienned
  • 1 cup (2 ounces) enoki mushrooms, bottom cut off
  • 1 cup (3 ounces) cucumber, julienned
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) julienned ripe fresh mango
  • Yunnan Tomato Salsa
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) ground peanuts
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup Thai basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves

YUNNAN TOMATO SALSA

  • 1 1/2 cups (13 ounces) peeled, seeded, finely chopped tomatoes (4 to 5 tomatoes)
  • 2 Tbsp (1 ounces) pickled red chili, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • PREP TIME40 minutes

  • COOK TIME5 minutes

  • TOTAL TIME

  • SERVINGS4

Source: Chef Kian Lam Kho, Lotus Blue Dong Tian Kitchen & Bar, NY, NY

Mango and Green Papaya Salad

Instructions

To plate:

  1. Layer the green papaya, enoki mushrooms, cucumber, and mango. Dress each salad with 2 tablespoons Yunnan Tomato Salsa and sprinkle with 1 tablespoons ground peanuts. Garnish each salad with 1 tablespoons each: cilantro, basil, and mint leaves. Serve immediately.

To make Yunnan Tomato Salsa:

  1. Blanch tomatoes in boiling water for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Let cool and slip the skins off. Cut the tomatoes in half, remove the seeds, and chop into a fine pulp. Add remaining ingredients to tomato pulp and mix well. Refrigerate in not using immediately. Makes 2 cups.