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They are a nice medium size, with long shape. Papayas are about 4" wide and 10" long.
We are pleased to offer good quality fresh green papaya, perfect for making Thai Papaya Salad, "Som Tum". The papaya has light green flesh (see pictures below). Excellent quality this time of year, expect larger than usual sizing and very fresh arrival at your door.
We will ship you two papayas, protected to ensure good arrival, and sent via 2 Day shipping. Checkout with Ground and we will upgrade to Express.
Size varies a bit, but each papaya will weigh about 2 lbs, and yield 1-2 cups of shredded papaya. Highly perishable and should be shredded immediately after arrival. Soak shredded papaya in salt water for a few hours, drain and store in sealed container in fridge for longest keeping.
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Thai Green Papaya Salad
This is our newest Som Tum salad, prepared very easily without the typical clay mortar and pestle seen in our other versions:
Long Bean Som Tum
Mango Cucumber Som Tum
Motorcycle Som Tum
We prepared one dish with our Mae Pranom Som Tum Sauce with Fermented Fish and one without any sauce. Enjoy!
Thai Green Papaya Salad, 'Som Tum'
Green papaya salad is loved throughout SE Asia in various forms, and we are pleased to present this detailed recipe so you can bring it to your own kitchen. Somtum is a classic Thai dish, commonly associated with the NE (Isaan) area but served all over Thailand, for example here at a sidewalk shop found on our walking tour of good eats in Saochingcha area.
Also see our video features How To Shred Green Papaya for Som Tum, Som Tum Long Bean and Noodle Salad, Som Tum Shredded Mango and Cucumber, and our new feature story on a modern take on Som Tum: Jungle Salad.
Pictures below from our recipe for Thai Papaya Salad, "Som Tum"
Fresh Green Papaya
Serve and enjoy