Green papayas are unripe papaya fruit that are commonly used as a vegetable in Asia. Green papayas are crunchy with a mild vegetal flavor that goes well with savory stir-fry dishes, grilled foods, and most popularly as salad.
Uses: Peel and slice green papaya thinly and use raw for papaya salad. Use peeled papaya as a vegetable in your stir-fried dishes such as pad thai.
Each papaya weighs 1.5 to 2 lbs on average.