Green Papaya Caribbean Jerk Tuna Tidbits Salad

Yield
Serves 6
Prep Time
20 minutes
Author
Sarah LaCasse
This Thai salad – called Som Tum – is not only beautiful, but is delicious with it's crunchy textures, and signature sweet-sour-savory dressing. Pescavore's Green Papaya Caribbean Jerk Tuna Tidbits Salad is a taste bud's dream come true! 

Ingredients:

  • 5 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 ½ tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 anchovies, chopped, optional
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • Judge Casey’s Curry twist ketchup 
  • 10-12 green beans, cut in 1” pieces, blanched in salted water and cooled in an ice bath, drained
  • 1-1 ½ pound Green papaya, peeled and then shaved into strips with vegetable peeler to make 6 cups
  • 2 packages Pescavore Caribbean Jerk Tuna tidbits
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, cut in halves
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
  • 1-2 small Thai Red chiles, sliced thinly
  • 2 tbsp coarsely chopped salted peanuts

Directions:

  1. Whisk first 5 ingredients in medium bowl. Set dressing aside.
  2. Using a julienne peeler, peel enough papaya to measure 6 cups. Place in a large bowl.
  3. Add chopped tomatoes, cilantro, green onions, chile, and green beans.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss. Sprinkle peanuts over tossed salad and serve.

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