Pacific Flavours Salad

Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a good recipe with some grilled chicken. It was adapted from a recipe by Teri Sandison.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325°.
  2. Peel papaya, cut in half and scoop& discard seeds.
  3. Cut flesh into about 1/2-inch cubes.
  4. Spread pine nuts on tray and toast until light golden about 8 minutes.
  5. Place the rice sticks into a large bag and separate into small bundles (the bag keeps things from getting messy).
  6. Place the oil in a wok over med heat until the end of a rice stick expands immediately, when put in the oil.
  7. Add a small bundle of rice sticks till the moment they expand about 3 seconds, turn them over with tongs cook other side 3 seconds, remove and drain on paper towels.
  8. Repeat with remaining rice sticks.
  9. Store in a paper bag at room temperature.
  10. Place the lettuce greens and papaya in a very large mixing bowl; whisk the dressing and pour over and toss until evenly mixed.
  11. Gently fold in the rice sticks trying to keep them as large as possible.
  12. Transfer salad to dinner plates, sprinkle on the nuts and shake a little nutmeg over each salad.

Reviews

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This is a terrific recipe...lots of different flavors in one dish! I made this exactly as Latchy wrote it, substituting nothing. I did cut it down to 2 servings to accomodate my husband and me. I'll do this one again and will also use the dressing for other uses. Thanks Latchy, great recipe!

Hey Jude June 21, 2003

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