Green Papaya Salad with Pork and Shrimp

November 11, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Green Papaya Salad with Pork and Shrimp

Scrumptious green papaya salad with pork and shrimp is Khmer food. Our people serves this green papaya salad for snack, appetizer *mahope sar* or with rice. When you make sweet fish sauce for this salad make sure adjust fish sauce to your liking, if needed, add or decrease the ingredients to cater to your taste before pour sauce on salad.


1/2 lb (225 gram) of pork belly ( unsalted bacon) *sach chrouk bey choen* in Khmer
3 cups of water
1/2 lb (225 gram) of medium shrimp
1 large green papaya , approx 900 gram, peeled, seeded and shredded, or 6 cups already shredded green papaya
1/2 sweet onion, sliced
A handful chopped mint or your choices of fresh herbs
1/2 cup of sweet fish sauce

Directions to make Green Papaya Salad with Pork and Shrimp

  1. Put pork meat and water in a small pot, boiled till meat tender. Removed cooked pork meat, set a side to cool down before slices thin and set a side.
  2. Cooked shrimp in same boiling water till shrimp turns darker pink color. Pour cooked shrimp in a colander, rinsed with cold water, peeled, deveins shrimp and set a side.
  3. In a large bowl, put papaya, pork meat, shrimp, onion and mint together.
  4. Pour sweet fish sauce over and mix well.

Serve immediately.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Asian Water Spinach Salad

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4

Calories Per Serving: 577

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏42g 15%
Cholesterol ‏177mg 59%
Total Fat ‏27g 35%
Saturated Fat ‏16g 80%
Dietary Fiber ‏6g 21%
Protein ‏45g 90%
Sodium ‏3860mg 168%
Sugars ‏24g 48%


15 min


15 min




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