Using fresh ingredients, this easy recipe boasts a bright flavor that will fill you up without weighing you down.
Green Papaya and Shrimp Salad
- ¼ lb. small shrimp, cleaned, halved, and cooked until pink ¾ lb. green papaya, peeled, seeded, and coarsely shredded1 carrot, shredded 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro, roughly chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 Tbsp roasted peanuts, crushed For Dressing: 1 large clove of garlic, finely chopped 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice 1½ Tbsp Asian fish sauce 1 Tbsp brown sugar
Rinse cooked shrimp under cold running water. In a large bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Add shrimp, papaya, carrot, and cilantro, tossing well. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Salad may be made two hours ahead and chilled. Serve sprinkled with peanuts.
Serves 4. Per serving: 140 calories, 20g carbs, 8g protein, 4g fat, 45mg cholesterol.