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Baked Papayas with Chicken Curry

Demonstrated by: Betty Jo Thompson of Hawaii Association of Family & Consumer Sciences.
Papaya Recipes - April 16, 2001.



Baked Papayas with Chicken Curry

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger root
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 firm ripe papayas, halved and seeded
  • 1/4 cup flaked unsweetened coconut
  • Chutney
  • Lime slices for garnish


Preheat electric oven to 350°F. In a saucepan, heat butter; add onion, garlic, and ginger. Sauté for 5 minutes. Add flour, salt, and curry powder; mix well. Gradually stir in broth and milk; cook until thickened. Stir in chicken; spoon into papaya halves. Top with coconut. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with chutney. Garnish with lime slices. Makes 4 servings.


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