Ingredients

  • 1 portion
  • 100 g green papaya, grated
  • 40 g tapioca starch

  • 20 g peanut, chopped

  • 20 g dried shrimp, roughly pounded

  • 20 g snake bean, sliced

  • 3 cherry tomato, halved

  • 5 cloves small garlic, pounded

  • 5 bird's eye chilli, pounded

  • 2 tbsp lime juice

  • 2 tbsp fish sauce

  • 30 g palm sugar

  • vegetable oil for deep frying

Som Tum Tod (Deep Fried Green Papaya Salad)
Recipe Courtesy of
Phol Tantasathien

Som Tum Tod (Deep Fried Green Papaya Salad)

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Delicious golden crispy papaya salad, with sweet dressing sauce. A unique, tasty, spicy, simple and a must try Thai fusion recipe.
  • Easy
  • 30 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min
  • 3 steps
  • 12 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 12 Ingredients
  • 30 min
  • 30 min
  • 15 min

Directions

  1. Prepare ingredients

    • Prepare green papaya by grating it into long strips. 

    • Toss grated papaya strips with tapioca starch and set aside.

    • Cut beans into 1-inch length sizes. 

    • Slice cherry tomatoes into halves.

    • Roughly chop up the peanuts.

    • Pound the dried shrimps into flakes.



  2. Make dressing

    • Make Som Tum dressing by pounding the garlic and chillies. 

    • Add palm sugar, fish sauce and ground it together. 

    • Add sliced snake beans and half of chopped peanuts. 

    • Pound lightly and season with lime juice.



  3. Fry

    • Heat pan up with oil to 170°C.

    • Fry the coated grated green papaya until crisp.



Plate and Serve!

  • Arrange fried green papaya on the plate, sprinkle dried shrimps, chopped peanuts and tomato halves. 

  • Serve with dressing.

Plate and Serve!
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    Ingredients
    • 1 portion
    • 100 g green papaya, grated
    • 40 g tapioca starch

    • 20 g peanut, chopped

    • 20 g dried shrimp, roughly pounded

    • 20 g snake bean, sliced

    • 3 cherry tomato, halved

    • 5 cloves small garlic, pounded

    • 5 bird's eye chilli, pounded

    • 2 tbsp lime juice

    • 2 tbsp fish sauce

    • 30 g palm sugar

    • vegetable oil for deep frying

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