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Papaya Chicken   HT  MC  Tahitian  35mins


Serves 4     Hot  Poultry  Fruit  Main Course  Gluten Wheat Dairy free  Eggless  Tahiti  French Polynesia  Oceania 



1 tbsp Olive Oil

1 Onion, chopped

4 Large Boneless Chicken Breasts, cubed
1 Papaya, peeled, deseeded and cut into thin slices
420ml/14fl.oz.  Coconut Milk
Salt and Pepper to taste


1. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan add the onion and fry for 2-3 minutes, stirring from time to time.


2. Add  the chicken cubes and continue to fry for 5-10 minutes, stirring constantly, until the chicken is almost cooked through.


3. Add the papaya slices and cook for a further 5 minutes. 


4. Add the coconut milk and heat through, stirring constantly. Serve immediately.




Serving Suggestions :


Green Beans with Fenugreek , Boiled Rice


Grilled Pineapple


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Key techniques

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Brown  to  -  To fry in very shallow  fat  over a high heat in order to colour the food and seal in the juices.

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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