Papaya Dessert Recipe

Papaya with chilli caramel

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Red chilli adds a wonderful kick to the sweetness of the papaya and the caramel making this a light but indulgent pud



  • light muscovado sugar  4tbsp
  • red chilli 1, deseeded and cut into thin strips
  • water 100ml
  • lime 1, juice and zest
  • papaya 1, skin removed and cut into wedges


  • Step 1

    Put the light muscovado sugar, red chilli and water in a pan and bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes to make a light syrup. Stir in the zest and juice of the lime, pour into a jug and cool.

    Remove the skin from the papaya and cut the fruit into wedges and arrange on plates. Pour over the syrup and serve.