Green Papaya

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Green papaya is the unripe papaya. They vary in length and shape but are generally oblong, about 1 foot to 1 1/2 feet. When you peel the green skin, you will see a milky, sticky sap. The sap has an enzyme that helps dissolve protein and can be used to tenderize meats like beef. Green papaya is used in Thai cooking raw and cooked.

Recipes made with green papaya

  • green papaya salad

    Green Papaya Salad

    Som Tum

    Shreded green papaya, cherry tomatoes, green beans with lime dressing

  • som tum

    Som Tum

    Som Tum Thai Pboo

    Spicy green papaya salad with dried shimp and salted crab

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