Charles Phan's Green Papaya Salad with Rau Ram, Peanuts, and Crispy Shallots

from seriouseats

Ingredients

  • 2 cups canola oil
  • 6 ounces medium-firm tofu, patted dry and cut into 3- by 3-inch squares, 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 large green papaya (about 2 pounds), peeled, halved, seeded, and finely julienned with a mandoline or sharp knife (about 5 cups shredded)
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh rau ram (Vietnamese coriander) or a mixture of spearmint and cilantro
  • 1/2 English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise into half moons (about 1 cup)
  • 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup
  • 3/4 cup
  • 2 tablespoons
  • or canola oil
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts, finely chopped, for garnish
  • 1/3 cup
  • , for garnish

1 serving (100 grams)

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