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Weight Watchers Friendly Thai Green Papaya Salad

Thai Green Papaya Salad

Thai Green Papaya Salad made with papaya, Thai chilis, and a sweetened lime fish sauce dressing, this salad is a perfect copycat of your favorite Thai restaurant.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 137 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 1 1/2 pound green papaya
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 red Thai chiles
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar not packed
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 2 cups romaine lettuce sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup cilantro roughly chopped


  1. Cut the papaya in half and scoop out the seeds.
  2. Using a mandolin, julienne the papaya and the carrot or peel into strips with a julienne peeler.
  3. In a small food processor, add the chilis, garlic, brown sugar, lime juice and fish sauce and puree until smooth.
  4. Add 3/4 of the dressing to the papaya and carrot mixture and toss well.
  5. Add the romaine lettuce and cilantro with the remaining dressing.
  6. Add the lettuce mixture to the bottom of the bowl, top with the papaya mixture and garnish with the peanuts.
Nutrition Facts
Thai Green Papaya Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 1/4 cups)
Calories 137 Calories from Fat 32
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.5g5%
Saturated Fat 0.57g3%
Sodium 493mg21%
Carbohydrates 26.4g9%
Fiber 3.3g13%
Sugar 19.8g22%
Protein 2.9g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.