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Papaya Salad

Papaya salad, the authentic Laotian way. This recipe is from my mother and she cooks real Lao food well, as she is from Laos. Thailand also has a similar meal, but they're copiers.

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  • Slice papaya skin.
  • Shred off thin slices of papaya.
  • Put peppers and garlic in a mortar and smash with a pestle into tiny pieces.
  • Slice tomatoes in half and put into mortar.
  • Squeeze lime slice into mortar and insert ½ tsp of sugar into mix.
  • Next, put 3 tablespoons of fish sauce and the monosodium glutamate into mixture.
  • 7. Using the pestle, mix the ingredients w/o papaya by smashing for a little.
  • Add the papaya slices.
  • Mix by smashing until satisfied.
  • May add various meats ex. chicken, pork. Serve onto plate with sticky rice or fried pork skins.
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  1. Emma V.
    Papaya salad, the authentic Laotian way. This recipe is from my mother and she cooks real Lao food well, as she is from Laos. Thailand also has a similar meal, but they're copiers.
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