Cool off by eating a delicious quick and easy chicken salad in a papaya bowl. This healthy papaya recipe is fast to make because you can use left over chicken or buy a rotisserie-roasted chicken from the supermarket. If you don't have any papayas nearby, we can ship fresh Hawaiian papayas from Hawaii to your doorstep! (U.S. mainland only)
Chicken Salad in a Papaya Bowl Recipe
1 Rotisserie-roasted chicken, skin removed and meat chopped (about 3-4 cups)
1/2 cup low-fat mayonaise or plain yogurt
1/2 cup chopped apples (with skni on)
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped red onions
1/4 cup raisins or cranberries
1 teaspoon curry poweder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Salt and pepper to taste
3 medium, firm, ripe papayas, halved and seeded
Chopped macadamia nuts for garnish
Mix everything in a large bowl. Fill the papaya halves with the chicken mixture. Cover and chill for 1 hour before serving. Garnish with macadamia nuts. Recipe makes 6 servings.
Photo credit from The Grommon. Check them out for a fruitier chicken salad filling.