chicken & papaya soup

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By Vanessa "Nikita" Milare
from Hilo, HI

Before I was bron. My dad planted a papaya tree with others in the back yard. It made lots of good eats for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Family recipe awesome.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 12
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For chicken & papaya soup

  • 1 lb
    chicken, cut into large pieces
  • 8 oz
    papaya, cut into chunks
  • 6 oz
    spinach or water cress leaves
  • 4
    garlic cloves, thickly sliced
  • 2 slice
    ginger, thickly sliced
  • 1 sm
    onion, sliced
  • 4 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    oil

How To Make chicken & papaya soup

  • 1
    First heat the oil in a soup pot. Then fry the ginger and garlic until they are both slightly brown and fragrant. Then add in the chicken pieces and fry until they too turn slightly brown. Then add the water & cover the pot and simmer for an hour.
  • 2
    Next add in the papaya, spinach or water cress & fish sauce. Then allow the soup to simmer for about 45 minutes. Then Add the salt and stir well. Then serve with rice and other main course dishes.
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