Papaya Slaw with Spicy Honey Vinaigrette

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup roasted peanuts, roughly chopped, plus more for serving

1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped, plus extra leaves for serving

1 serrano chile, julienned

1 large mango, julienned (2 cups)

1/2 medium green papaya, julienned (4 cups)

1/2 bunch scallions (about 4), julienned


2 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon honey

1 teaspoon fish sauce

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Zest and juice of 1 lime

1/4 cup vegetable oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. For the slaw: Toss together the peanuts, cilantro, chiles, mango, papaya and scallions in a large mixing bowl.
  2. For the vinaigrette: Whisk together the vinegar, honey, fish sauce, chili powder, mustard, lime zest and lime juice in a small mixing bowl. Continue whisking while slowly adding the oil until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the slaw and toss to combine. Garnish with additional peanuts and cilantro, with a dash of chili powder on top.
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