Papayas are cultivated worldwide, but are
native to North America. Look for pear-shaped Solo papayas that
have a golden-yellow color. This has to be the best way to eat
papaya. When you make this dish and leave it in the refrigerator
overnight, a delicious exotic sweet-and-sour syrup develops and
surrounds the smooth papaya slices. The seeds of papaya are
edible and have a taste similar to pepper when dried and ground.
tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
tablespoons dark brown sugar
1. To remove the seeds, cut the unpeeled
papaya in half.
Makes 2 servings
Use a spoon to scoop out the seeds. Discard
the seeds and
then peel the
papaya and cut into slivers or small cubes.
2. Place the papaya in a small serving dish and sprinkle with
juice and brown sugar.