Category Archives: Condiments

Papaya-Mango Relish


6 Habanero Chiles, minced

Juice of 2 Limes

2 tablespoons Olive Oil

2 tablespoons fresh Cilantro, minced

1 Garlic clove, minced

1/2 cup Mango, pit and peel removed, diced

1/2 cup Papaya, seeds and peel removed, diced


Combine the chiles, lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, and garlic to make a marinade. Toss the diced fruit in the mixture and allow to sit for at least an hour to blend to flavors.


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Pineapple-Papaya Salsa

Prep Time – 20 mins


3/4 cup ripe papaya, diced

3/4 cup fresh pineapple, diced

3/4 cup diced jicama

1/4 cup chopped red onion

1 serrano or jalapeno chile pepper, seeded and minced

1 garlic clove, minced

2 teaspoons grated lime zest (use a microplane)

2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 Tablespoon minced chives

1 Tablespoon minced cilantro


Place papaya, pineapple, jicama, red onion, chile, garlic, lime zest, lime juice, balsamic vinegar, chives, and cilantro in a large bowl. Toss gently to combine. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until serving time. Make papaya pineapple salsa no more than 2 hours in advance for best flavor and texture. Use as agarnish for fish, pork, or poultry.Makes about 2 cups

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Cool Papaya Salsa


3/4 cup papaya, peeled, diced

1/4 cup red onion, diced

1/4 cup green bell pepper, diced

2 tablespoons cilantro leaves, chopped

2 tablespoons lime juice

1 pinch salt and pepper


Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.
Chill for 30 minutes before serving.
Makes 1 1/2 cups
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Papaya Soy Marinade

Prep Time – 10 minutes


1 Papaya, thinly sliced

2 Tablespoons soy sauce

2 Tablespoons sugar

1 Teaspoon salt

1 Teaspoon pepper


Cover the bottom of a glass baking dish with half of the sliced papaya. Layer on the meat evenly and top with the remaining papaya slices. Combing soy sauce, sugar, salt and pepper and pour evenly over the whole pan. Cover with plastic wrap and press down firmly. Refrigerate. Marinate beef overnight, poultry for about 2 hours.Because of the natural enzyme papain in papayas this marinade is great for particularly tough cuts of meat.


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