This salad recipe is crunchy-delicious, whether acted as a side dish/appetizer, or as the main course. Prepared shrimp or crab meat can be included (or cashews if vegetarian), or attempt eating it as they do in Thailand: with a bowl of sticky rice.
Som tam originates in the northeastern part of the Thailand (Isaan), which is on the border of Laos, where the exact same dish is a staple. You’ll now discover green papaya salad all over throughout Thailand, and on almost every street corner in Bangkok. In this Thai green papaya salad, you’ll discover ways to make a genuine version of som tam, that’s simple to make, and tastes scrumptious.