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Hawaiian Papaya and Cucumber Salsa

The combination of cucumber and papaya yields a sweet-and-salty crunch in every bite. It's a refreshing change from the usual tomato-based salsas.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: 12 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)
  • Prep time:7 Minutes


  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 large peeled papaya, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; sprinkle with cilantro. Serve immediately, or cover and chill until ready to serve. Serve with baked tortilla chips or over grilled meat, chicken, or fish.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 18
  • Fat: 0.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 3.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 26mg
  • Calories from fat: 20%
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Calcium: 10mg

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Hawaiian Papaya and Cucumber Salsa recipe