Recipe courtesy of Robert Wong

Spicy Green Papaya Salad

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  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 3 cups dressing
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For dressing:

3 tablespoons soy sauce

1/4 cup sesame oil

1/8 cup rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon ground white pepper

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Juice of 1 fresh lime

3 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

For salad:

2 small green papayas , julienned on mandoline or regular papaya diced small

1 small red onion, small dice

1 red pepper, small dice

4 scallions, finely chopped

1/4 bunch of cilantro, finely chopped


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all the dressing ingredients. Place salad ingredients in bowl, pour dressing over top and mix well. Season to taste. The salad will hold up in the refrigerator up to 24 hours. Serve at room temperature.