*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        GREEN PAPAYA SALAD (SOM TAM)
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads                           Vegetarian
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       oz           Green papaya
    1                    Garlic clove
    3       sm           Red or green chilis
    1       tb           Roast peanuts
    1       oz           Long beans -- chopped into
                         - 1-inch (2.5 cm) lengths
                         - OR - French beans
    2       tb           Lemon juice
    3       tb           Light soy sauce
    1       t            Sugar
    1       md           Tomato
                         -- chopped into segments
    2       lg           Chinese cabbage leaves
 
   Peel the outer skin from the green papaya and finely shred the flesh on a
   cheese grater or chop very finely into long thin shreds.  Set aside.  In a
   mortar, lightly puond the garlic, add the chilis and lightly pound while
   occasionally stirring with a spoon to prevent the resulting paste from
   thickening.  Add the long beans and slightly bruise them.  Add the shredded
   papaya, lightly pound and stir until all the ingredients are blended
   together.  Add the lemon juice, soy sauce and sugar and stir into the
   mixture.  Finally add the tomato, stirring once.  Arrange the Chinese
   cabbage leaves on a serving dish and turn the yam on to them.  Diners
   should tear off a section of cabbage leaf to use as a scoop for the yam,
   the two being eaten together.  This dish is especially good with sticky
   rice.
  
 
 
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