Caledonian Recipe: Green Papaya Salad with Prawns

What do New Caledonians cook? A 100% digital “Forest App” series of recipes based on local produce. Simplicity and lightness are the qualities of the salad recommended by Sandra, not to mention the health benefits of green papaya.

At the heart of this recipe is a product that is easy to find in New Caledonia: green papaya Used as a vegetable, it easily replaces carrots and offers very attractive qualities for health.

Papaya originally came from Mexico or the West Indies Many qualities, different according to its ripeness, not forgetting the leaves or the seeds: the papaya tree is full of wealth. outside Vitamins B9 and CThere is a high rate potassiumA very important mineral for regulating blood flow and hence for high blood pressure. papain Contains latex remedies against heartburn, ulcers or intestinal parasites. Finally, its hypoglycemic action will help diabetics.

Sandra Combine grated green papaya with local prawns, tomatoes, coconut milk, lemon and fine herbs for a gourmet combo.

  1. Peel the shrimp (3 shrimp per person) and cut them into pieces
  2. Peel a nice green papaya
  3. Season the salad with chopped tomatoes, green onions, parsley
  4. Add the juice of one lemon (green or ripe).
  5. Grate a desiccated coconut, add some watered coconut to the salad
  6. Add salt and pepper
  7. Add the shrimp

Your salad is ready.

You can serve it at room temperature or refrigerate for a few minutes before serving.

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