Looking for a sweet and savoury papaya recipe? Want the best healthy salad or a decadent dessert? See our ideas below and channel more tropical flavours with our mango recipes, coconut recipes and pineapple recipes.
Easy papaya recipes
Embrace the sweet flavour of papaya with this tropical drink. In the Caribbean, a bavaroise has come to mean a milky (and often alcoholic) fruit drink – quite different from the creamy, fruity French dessert bavarois that is set with gelatine.
The fresh and colourful papaya salsa works perfectly with the rich gammon for a quick and easy meal for any day of the week.
The papaya salsa adds a refreshing zing to these pork meatballs with lemongrass, ginger and tamarind sauce.
Red chilli adds a wonderful kick to the sweetness of the papaya and the caramel, making this a light but indulgent pud.
Vietnamese restaurant Cây Tre use traditional ingredients to create this fresh and vibrant beef and green papaya salad. Usually made with dried beef, this modern version uses rare steak.