Monday, January 31, 2011

Green Papaya Salad with grilled 5 spice chicken


Grilled 5 spice chicken

Chicken thighs
soy sauce
sesame oil
5 spice powder
white pepper
left over spices in spice grinder


1 green papya - shredded with awesome vietnamese shredder
1 carrot or 2 depending on its size - shredded w/ above shredder
cilantro a bunch chopped
basil, thai if you can find it , chiffonaded
Mint too, but we forgot
green onions aka scallions sliced
1 thai red chili sliced and seeded
crushed roasted peanuts


3 tablespoons of fish sauce
Juice from 1 and 1/2 limes
Zest from 1 and 1/2 limes (kim's idea)
3 tablespoons white sugar
2 cloves minced garlic


Mix together the ingredients for the grilled chicken and let it marinate, better if it marinates for at least half an hour to overnight. Grill over medium high heat. Let rest, then shred or slice

Mix together the salad and the dressing and adjust for seasoning.

Make rice. Top salad with roasted peanuts.

Serve together and enjoy!

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