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Having fun with Chayote!


I took this photo with an iPhone mobile.
Obviously, it's an image of chayote strips
(sayote in Tagalog)
on top of saute'd garlic, onions and tomatoes.

I was cooking sayote stir-fried for dinner this one time.

I enjoy taking close-up images.
They look so surreal and crisp, 
don't you think?
(Just as crisp as every bite of this vegetable!)



What about chayote, though...

Chayote or sayote is shaped like a pear.
In the US, it's already referred to as the vegetable pear.

I enjoy chayote because of its crunchy texture.
It's fun to eat is all I'm saying.
This one's definitely low on calories too!
It contains 0 cholesterol and 0 saturated fats.
Simply put, it's a food for weight watchers.


You can add some shrimps into a chayote dish, 
And still maintain a low-calorie meal.
Just remember to detach the shrimp's head
To have a low-cholesterol dish, as well.

Add to add more flavor, add some of
Thailand's spicy condiments, why don't yah?! 

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24 comments:

  1. i like sayote's cruchiness. the reason i always have this in my fridge. either for chicken tinola, or stir fry. it's a recipe which are great for busy and working moms .

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  2. Seems to be a good mix :) What I love to do with Sayote is cut them into small cubes and mixed it with egg :)

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  3. I prefer sayote over papaya in my tinola. :)

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  4. Only with your iPhone? WOW! Those are great shots! You make me miss cooking now... I'll try using Thai spices next time ;)

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  5. I bet that's yummy. I love veggies!

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  6. I'm glad my Mom taught me how to eat veggies otherwise I'd be missing a lot of nutrients. Your recipe looks yummy!

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  7. Masarap din yung talbus nyan, at kung saan-saan lang tumutubo sa aming lugar sa Baguio... :D

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  8. We use to eat a lot of Sayote when we are younger since this grows easily in the cold weather of Baguio.

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  9. Wow, didn't know that Sayote was good for weight watchers. That's definitely a plus! :)

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  10. I love ginisang sayote so much. there is not a week that we don't have sayote whether it was cook alone or with other vegies like chopsuey =)

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  11. One of my favorite veggies- chayote. I love them stir-fried with giniling :)

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  12. Mahal yan dito sa atin. As far as I know, Sayote only grow in Baguio. Masarap yan sa tinola.

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  13. Chayote is one of my favorite vegetable. So it's good pala for weight watcher like me. should have more of it.

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  14. Your pictures made me hungry for Sayote. :D

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  15. I super like ginisang sayote with ground pork and sayote in chopsuey but this dish... Headless shrimps are healthier?? But I love making sipsip the heads especially in buttered shrimp dish.

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  16. The photo looks sooo appetizing!
    kagutom much!
    I never thought that one can actually jazz up sayote..
    It's was always, just one of the ingredients.
    now I'm learning!

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  17. love sayote...years ago when apples were too expensive, my aunt used sayote for her yummy apple pies and believe me, we did not notice the difference!

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