Recipe courtesy of Curtis Aikens

Chayote Stir Fry

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  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
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1 chayote squash, peeled and seed removed

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2-inch piece of ginger, lightly smashed

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 small carrot, peeled and thinly sliced

1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon white wine

1/2 pound snow peas

1 tablespoon vegetable stock

4 cups cooked white rice (optional)


  1. Thinly slice the chayote squash. In a heated wok, add oil and then ginger and salt. Add squash, carrot and onion and stir fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Add wine and stir, then add snow peas and stock and stir fry for 30 more seconds. Serve over rice or as a side dish.