Roasted Papaya Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Roasted Papaya Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Roasted Papaya Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nolesbaseballfan

Makes 2 servings



Cooking Time = 30 Minutes This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3. This recipe makes good leftovers. Reheat gently.

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Papaya Chicken

1 1/2 cups ripe papaya (or 1 15-ounce can, drained)
1 tsp grapeseed oil or canola oil
1 tsp honey
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1 fresh ground black pepper
1/3 cup raw cashew halves
8 ounce boneless chicken breasts

Recipe Directions for Roasted Papaya Chicken

  1. Using a blender or stick blender puree the papaya until smooth.

  2. Add the oil, honey, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt and pepper and puree until smooth.

  3. Preheat the oven to 325F.

  4. While the oven is preheating place a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add the cashews and cook, tossing frequently, until the cashews begin to brown lightly.

  5. Place the chicken breasts on top of the toasted cashews and top them with the papaya sauce. Place the pan in the oven and roast for about 20 - 25 minutes until done.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
421
Calories from Fat
193
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.5g
33%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
24%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
395mg
16%
Potassium
684mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
21.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
10.3g
Protein
37.0g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 6% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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