Papaya, Cucumber and Shallot Salad

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This is also delicious with the addition of crabmeat, smoked fish or shredded chicken.

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  1. Peel the papaya, remove the seeds and, using a peeler, slice the flesh lengthways. Cut into strips.
  2. Thinly slice the cucumber lengthways with the peeler, avoiding the seeds and cut into strips.
  3. Mix the sugar, lime juice, fish sauce and mint in a large bowl and toss with the papaya, cucumber, shallots, tomatoes and chili. Chill.
  4. Line 6 bowls with the lettuce leaves and pile the salad on top.
  5. Drizzle with a little sweet chili sauce and scatter with cashews if using.
  6. Serve.