Papaya Chicken Salad Recipe

Papaya Chicken Salad

Submitted by: Kaui Philpotts

Makes 2 servings



  • 2 chicken breasts, boned and skinless, cooked
  • 1 small head of iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 2 stalks green onions, white and some green tops chopped
  • 3 tablespoons white sesame seeds, toasted
  • 4 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup wonton chips for salads, or dry chow mein noodes
  • 1 ripe papaya, seeded, peeled and cut into slices


  1. Poach chicken breasts in water, cool and refrigerate.
  2. When ready to assemble salad, cut chicken diagonally into slices.
  3. Assemble the salad by arranging a bed of shredded lettuce on the plates.
  4. Sprinkle the green onions, sesame seeds, almonds and wonton chips on top.
  5. Arrange the chicken and papaya on top.



  • 6 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons or less raw cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup salad oil


  1. Combine all ingredients in a jar and shake until frothy.
  2. Pour all over the salad just before serving.
  3. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.
Papaya Chicken Salad