Asian Pear Chayote Salad1 Asian pearsalt, peppersugarrice wine vinegarsesame seed oilred radish for garnishcilantro for garnishPeel and shred into long thin strands.Salt and pepper to taste and make sweet and sour with sugar and vinegar to ...
Victoria Abbott Riccardi, Untangling My Chopsticks: A Culinary Sojourn in Kyoto, Cooking Light OCTOBER 2007
Chayote (chi-OH-tay) is a pale green fruit popular in Jamaica; it's also called mirliton in Louisiana and other Southern states. The soft, watery flesh tastes similar to zucchini and surrounds a soft, oval, white seed.
Chayote is a vegetable that resembles a cactus on the outside. It has fine small torns and white on the outside. Grows extensively in the Caribbean and also in areas as Florida and Louisiana. The flesh is delicate and similar to summer squash.