Papaya, Carrots, and Fried fish Salad - Filipino Salad Recipe

Published: 20th May 2011
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Papaya, Carrots, and Fried fish Salad - Filipino Salad Recipe

Everybody loves a good tasting dish, especially when itís both healthy and affordable. So, I looked for a meal that is both healthy and affordable, and I found out this new meal Ė a salad recipe called Papaya, Carrots, and Fried fish Salad. Different ingredients coming in one delicious Asian-inspired salad, everyone will surely love its sweet-tangy vinegar taste. So, if youíre excited to know how this salad recipe goes, I am more than excited to share it to you! So letís go!

This Papaya, Carrot, and Fried fish salad is mainly composed of vegetables thatís rich with vitamin a. The fish on the other hand is an excellent source of protein that helps build and repair tissues. This dish is a good appetizer for those who donít really like eating vegetables.

So, what do we need for this Papaya, Carrot, and Fried fish? Here are the ingredients:

3 cups grate unripe papaya

1 Ĺ cups grated carrot

ľ cup hopped wansuy

ľ cup hibe (dried shrimp), soaked in water for 10 minutes then drained

3 pieces siling labuyo

Ĺ cup brown sugar

ľ cup vegetable oil

ľ cup calamansi juice

ľ cup vinegar

Salt and pepper

2 tbsp patis or to taste

Shredded left-over fried fish

Crispy fried tofu or fried wonton (optional)

After youíve prepared the ingredients, then letís start cooking. First is toss papaya, carrots and wansuy in a bowl. Put it in the refrigerator to chill. Next, using a mortar and pestle, coarsely crush the hibi and the siling labuyo together. Transfer it to a separate bowl, and add sugar, mix them very well. Then, whisk in oil, calamansi juice and vinegar into the mixture until itís fully incorporated. Season it with salt, pepper, and patis to taste. You can also add flavouring that could add to its taste. Finally, to assemble the salad, toss the prepared vegatables in the prepared dressing. Transfer it on a plate and top it with fried left-over fish, fried tofu or crispy wonton wrappers if you want to add some. And there you have your very own Papaya, Carrots, and Fried fish Salad.

Based on the nutritional facts of this dish, the calorie content of this dish is 214 per serving, and protein per serving is 36 g.

Now, eating veggies can be more enjoyable. By adding a twist with your usual all veggie salad, you can create a dish that can give you your vegetable need and protein need. With just an estimated 30 minutes in preparing and 20 minutes in chilling, you can serve up to 8-10 serving of this salad dish.

You see, preparing dishes for your family isnít always that hard. Try out new recipes and ideas that can make your meal time enjoyable and delicious. By creating new or adding twist on your regular dishes could always brighten your appetite. Use your imagination, be creative. And let your love for cooking and eating bring you to new heights (in food!). So, until next time, enjoy eating! ?

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