Food & Wine


Papaya Salsa and Papaya Chicken Tacos

Serves: 4

Time: 20 minutes


Papaya Salsa

  • 1 ripe papaya, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 yellow capsicum, diced
  • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 red chilli, finely diced (optional)
  • Juice of 2 limes

Papaya Chicken Tacos

  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 4 chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded, pureed
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cumin


Papaya Salsa

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.

Serve on tacos, over fish, grilled chicken breast, steak, seafood, anything that needs to be more tropical!

Papaya Chicken Tacos

Heat the olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat.

Add the onion and cook until soft.

Add the paprika, oregano and cumin, cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant.

Add the chicken breasts and coat in the spice mix. 

Cook until browned on all sides.

Add the papaya puree and cook a further 10 minutes or until heated through.


Recipe by Kidgredients for Papaya Australia