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Mexican papaya turn greenish-yellow with shades of orange when ripe and contain numerous round, shiny, inedible black seeds in its center cavity. Somewhat similar to a melon, its delectable flesh is firm and juicy. The flavor, however, is not quite as sweet as the common papaya.
Mexican papaya are available year-round.
Mexican papaya is one of the fastest growing tropical fruits available today. Ranging in size, some can measure twenty inches long and weigh in at fifteen pounds. The average papaya found in markets weighs one-and-one-fourth to two pounds and is six to twelve inches long. The Mexican variety is somewhat larger.
Papaya places first among fruits in the content of vitamin C, vitamin A, iron, niacin, calcium, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, potassium and fiber. Papaya contains a beneficial enzyme, papain, that aids digestion. Following papaya in nutritional value, in order, is cantaloupe, strawberry, orange, tangerine, kiwi, mango, apricot, persimmom and watermelon. Eating five daily servings of fruits and vegetables lowers the chances of cancer. A recent study found that eating nine or ten daily servings of fruits and vegetables, combined with three servings of low-fat dairy products, were effective in lowering blood pressure.
Lacking acidity, enhance flavor with a sprinkle of lemon or lime juice. Cut in half; scoop out seeds; top with a scoop of sour cream, frozen or chilled yogurt or ice cream; sprinkle with brown sugar or granola. Slice peeled papaya into rings for an attractive edible garnish; serve with fish and meats. Dress up green salads. Make yummy marinades, ice cream, sauces, smoothies and bread. Add green papaya to stews and soups. Bake, boil or stuff; serve as a vegetable. Add to fruit salads. Puree to make delicious iced beverages. Blend with peanut butter for a tasty spread. Spicy foods love its company. Containing papain, a meat tenderizer, puree fruit to make a natural tenderizing addition to meat marinades. Papaya leaves wrapped around meat also serve as a tenderizer. To soften and tenderize thick meats such as roast beef or t-bones, spread mashed papaya over the meat. Refrigerate about two hours before cooking. To ripen, keep green fruit at room temperature three to five days. To store, refrigerate ripe papaya. Use within a day or two for best flavor. Firm peeled papaya can be frozen in chunks. Frozen fruit is best used in soups, marinades, salad dressings, entrée or dessert sauces and for baking. Uncooked papaya does not congeal in commercial gelatin with an animal protein base. It may be used with agar, a seaweed base. When making papaya chutney or jam, use a commercial pectin or other fruits that have an abundance of pectin.
The Hawaiian Islands are also major producers of papaya and at one time they used this fruit to feed chickens and pigs! Today, it is a favorite on many menus and more mainland consumers are discovering this island delicacy. Papaya is not to be confused with "pawpaw", the American custard apple. Australians use "pawpaw" to mean papaya.
A New World fruit, papaya is native to South and Central America. Its name is derived from the Spanish adaptation of the word "ababai" from pre-Columbian communities in the Caribbean. Dating back to prehistoric times, dozens of varieties of papaya exist today. Mexican papaya grows in Mexico and is imported into the United States.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Waypoint Public||San Diego CA||619-255-8778|
|Culinary Concepts||San Diego CA||858-530-1885|
|Lola 55 Catering||San Diego CA||619-727-9282|
|Surf Side Cuisine (Deli)||San Diego CA||619-507-0891|
|Bishop School||San Diego CA||858-459-4021 x212|
|Miguel's Cocina Carlsbad||Carlsbad CA||760-759-1843|
|La Jolla Country Club||San Diego CA||858-454-9601|
|Saffron Thai LLC||San Diego CA||619-574-7737|
|Sorority Cuisine - Alpha Phi||San Diego CA||619-295-3173|
|Vi At La Jolla Village||San Diego CA||858-646-7700|
|Mesa College||San Diego CA||619-388-2240|
|Miguel's Old Town||San Diego CA||619-298-9840|
|Fish Pit||San Diego CA||619-546-9369|
|The Crack Shack-Encinitas||Encinitas CA||858-735-3093|
|La Costa Glen North||Carlsbad CA||760-704-1436|
|Marriott Del Mar||San Diego CA||858-369-6029|
|The Crack Shack-San Diego||San Diego CA||619-795-3299|
|The Crossings||Carlsbad CA||760-444-1800|
|San Diego Humane Society Oceanside Campus||Oceanside CA||760-757-4357|
|Pacifica Del Mar Breeze Cafe||Del Mar CA||858-792-0505|
|Miguel's Cocina Pt Loma||San Diego CA||619-224-2401|
|Marriott Gaslamp||San Diego CA||619-696-0234 x6051|
|Marriott Marquis North Tower||San Diego CA||619-234-1500|
|Bottega Italiana-Coronado||Coronado CA||619-522-9053|
|Saint Mark Golf and Resort, LLC||San Marcos CA||858-273-8440|
|The Wild Thyme Company||San Diego CA||858-527-0226|
|Superfood Coffee||Carlsbad CA||760-409-0979|
|Hyatt Islandia||San Diego CA||619-224-1234|
|Gaia Gelato||Carlsbad CA||760-297-0554|
|Brigantine Corp||San Diego CA||858 926 9644|
|Bahia Resort Hotel||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Unico Juice Shop||San Diego CA||619-230-5444|
|Rustic Root||San Diego CA||619-232-1747|
|University Club||San Diego CA||619-234-5200|
|Campfire Bar||Carlsbad CA||858-231-0862|
|Victoria Mahdion||San Diego CA||619-987-3304|
|Chateau La Jolla||San Diego CA||858-459-4451|
|Crown Point Catering||San Diego CA||619-223-1211|
|The Pearl Hotel||San Diego CA||877-732-7573|
|San Diego Culinary Institute Inc.||La Mesa CA||619-644-2100|
|Veg Appeal||San Diego CA||619-940-7648|
|Culinary Specialties||San Marcos CA||760-744-8220|
|Luce||San Diego CA||619-275-2094|
|The Lanai Del Mar||Del Mar CA||760-214-0436|
|Pacific Beach Ale House||San Diego CA||858-581-2337|
|Project Wildlife||San Diego CA||619-295-3172|
|Buon Appetito||San Diego CA||619-238-9880|
|Maderas Golf Club||Poway CA||858-451-8100|
|Canape Catering||Santee CA||858-866-6523|
|Coast Catering||Escondido CA||619-295-3173|
|Paradise Point Resort Main Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-490-6363|
|Agave Coffee and Cafe||Chula Vista CA||619-427-2250|
|Hilton Garden Inn||San Diego CA||858-720-9500|
|Belmont Park Cannonball||San Diego CA||858-228-9283|
|Chez Loma||Coronado CA||619-435-0661|
|Fonda Don Diego||Coronado CA||619-537-0054|
|Tom Hams Light House||San Diego CA||619-291-9110|
|Bahia Resort Kitchen||San Diego CA||858-488-0551|
|Smoothie Rider||San Diego CA||858-208-0774|
|Mr A's||San Diego CA||619-239-1377|
|Toast Catering||san diego CA||858-208-9422|
|The Crack Shack Costa Mesa||Costa Mesa CA||619-450-7978|
Recipes that include Mexican Papaya. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Skinnytaste||Papaya Avocado Salad|
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