Chicken Papaya Recipe Hawaii


Chicken Papaya is a delicious and refreshing Hawaiian dish that combines the flavors of tender chicken and ripe papaya. This dish is perfect for a light and healthy meal, and it is quick and easy to prepare. The sweetness of the papaya complements the savory chicken, creating a delightful combination of flavors. With a prep time of 15 minutes and a cook time of 25 minutes, you can have this mouthwatering dish on the table in no time.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded, and cubed
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 green onions, chopped (for garnish)


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, cornstarch, and chicken broth. Set aside.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  5. In the same skillet, add the sliced onion, minced garlic, and red bell pepper. Cook for about 3 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  6. Add the cubed papaya to the skillet and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  7. Pour the soy sauce mixture over the vegetables and papaya. Stir well to combine.
  8. Return the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for another 2