Cornish Hen with Green Papaya Salad
Shredded green papaya with steamed Cornish hen, mix herbs and sweet and spicy vinaigrette sauce is delicious Khmer food. Back home, Khmer makes this salad with chicken or duck and usually for special occasion.
|1 cornish hen (2 lbs or 900 gram)|
|2 tablespoons of white vinegar|
|1/4 cup of water|
|1 tablespoon of sugar|
|1/2 teaspoons of salt|
|1/2 teaspoon of Sambal Olekek chili paste (option)|
|1 tablespoon of fish sauce|
|1 cloves of garlic, minced|
|1/2 sweet onion, sliced|
|1 lbs (450 gram) of green papaya , peeled,seeded and shredded or 450 gram of already shredded fresh green papaya|
|2 carrot, peeled and shredded|
|A handful of chopped mint leaves, and Asian coriander|
|1/4 cup of unsalted roasted peanut, crushed|
Directions to make Cornish Hen with Green Papaya Salad
- Steamed chicken for 45 minutes, removed from heat and set it a side to let it cool down, then cut chicken wings and legs off, cut it thighs to bite sizes and set a side. Removed bone from chicken breast, shredded meat and set it a side.
- In a small bowl, mix vinegar with water, sugar, salt, chili paste, fish sauce, garlic and sliced onion together, mix well and set a side.
- In a large bowl, mix papaya with carrot, shredded chicken breast meat and herbs together. Pour prepared vinaigrette sauce over and mix well.
Related Recipe: Green Papaya Salad with Pork and Shrimp
Serving Size: 4
Calories Per Serving: 470