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by Thao Le

The salad in Vietnamese cuisine always has enough quintessence, the balance of yin and yang in the mixed components, therefore it is beloved by many people who eat it. The chef has created numerous traditional salad meals that are hard to obtain anyplace else using rustic and rural ingredients and the expertise of his hands.

Today, and Food blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) will offer you Vegan Papaya Salad, a new take on the traditional salad. Crispy papaya with a rich sauce, fragrant basil with crunchy peanut fat, and sweet-smelling mushrooms combine to make a delicious dish. Join Anchayvn in the kitchen to discover the dish's recipe.

Total Time
25 mins

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Ingredients for 2 Servings

  • 1
    Green Papaya
  • 1
    Carrot (peeled and shredded)
  • 1
    Chili Pepper
  • 3-5
    pieces of Oyster Mushrooms (shredded and fried)
  • 2
    teaspoons roasted Peanut (grounded)
  • 30
    grams Basil (chopped)
  • 5
    tablespoons fresh Lime Juice
  • 4
    teaspoons filtered Water
  • 3
    tablespoons Sugar
  • 1
    teaspoons Chili Sauce
  • 1/2
    teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2
    teaspoon chopped Chili (optional)


  • Preparation Time
    20 mins
  • Cooking Time
    5 mins
  • Total Time
    25 mins

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  2. Shredding the Papaya: Cut off the green papaya at the ends. Peel the dark green skin using a vegetable peeler. Use a julienne peeler to shred the papaya.
  3. Chili Pepper: Cut in half, then slice one half into fine strips and mince the other.
  5. STEP 1: Prepare the Dressing : Mix all the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl and set aside.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, combine the vegetable components, which include green papaya, carrots, peppers, mushrooms, and basil.
  7. STEP 2: Toss the Salad : Pour in the dressing that has been marinating for a few minutes and toss to coat the veggies with it. After that, top your dish with roasted peanuts, sandwiches, and fried onions.
  8. Serve it immediately!


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After such a simple process with the collaboration of Food blogger Duong Yen Nhi (Accnhi) and, we already have a dish of crispy and delectable Vegan Papaya Salad. With the salad dressing recipe provided above, you may use it on vegetarian salads that do not include vegan dipping sauce.

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