Som Tam
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Serves: 3 as a side
  • 1 medium sized green papaya, julienned
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp dried shrimp
  • 8 long red chillies, sliced
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp raw sugar or any sweetener of choice
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts, ground
  • 3 strands long beans, sliced
  • oil
  1. Add 2 tbsp of oil in a small pan then fry dried shrimps until very fragrant. Separate shirmps with oil, set both aside.
  2. Mix together garlic, lime juice, fish sauce, brown sugar and oil from fried shrims in a bowl.
  3. Add papaya, tomatoes, chillies, dried shrimp, long beans and peanuts. Mix well then serve.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at