Chapter: Vegetable Recipes
Section: Chayote Squash
Recipe: Chayote Squash Side Dish
Chayote Squash Side Dish
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 chayote squash, cut into 1/2-inch strips
1/2 teaspoon salt
ground black pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1 tablespoon lime or lemon juice
Heat olive oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is hot,
add garlic, squash, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Stir together and
cook 2 to 3 minutes.
Add lime juice to the squash mixture and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, until
the squash is slightly wilted, but still firm and crunchy. Taste, and add
more salt if needed.
Comments: May need more cooking time. Can also add ginger or onions.