Sautéed Chayote or Ginisang Sayote is a kind of vegetable and usually sauteed with garlic, onion, and tomato, you can add ground pork, beef or chicken if you want and is usually serve with hot steamed rice. This recipe is very simple and easy to prepare and to cook and this is a budget dish that every Filipino wants and is delicious too.
I remember my grandmother when I was 7 years old, she takes care of me and I remember this Sayote vegetable that she always cooked every time I cry for food. This is one of my comfort food when I was young and until now, this is always been my comfort Filipino Food.
This is my version of Ginisang Sayote (Sautéed Chayote) Filipino Recipe!Enjoy!
4 pcs. chayote squash, pared, seeded and sliced
1/2 lb. pork, sliced
2 pcs. tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp. fish sauce (patis)
1 pc. medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp. cooking oil
½ tbsp. salt or salt to taste
¼ tsp. pepper or pepper to taste
2-3 glasses water
Add the cooking oil in a pan over medium heat then add and cook pork until it turns light brown.
Then add the garlic, onions and tomatoes.
Sauté for 2 to 4 minutes or until tomatoes wilted.
Add the chayote slices and add the fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste.
Stir-fry for 3 minutes or until well combined.
Pour in water and bring to boil, cover and lower the heat and let it simmer until chayote is tender.
Add seasoning again if needed
Remove from heat.
Serve while it’s hot,
Share with family and friends! Enjoy!