2 cups light soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 teaspoons Sriracha sauce* or other Asian hot chile sauce
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped (about 2 teaspoons)
2 tablespoons sugar
1 green papaya**
1 cup Vietnamese beef jerky, thinly sliced*** (about 1/4 pound)
1 cup Vietnamese pork liver jerky, thinly sliced **** (about 1/4 pound; optional)
1 bunch fresh Thai basil leaves, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
*Available at Asian markets and kalustyans.com.
** Available at supermarkets and Vietnamese markets in produce section.
*** Available at Vietnamese or Chinese markets. The sweet, thin sheets of jerky are sold in plastic bags or boxes.
**** Available at Vietnamese specialty store.