Chicken Chayote Squash Soup

Recipe for Chicken Chayote Squash Soup. I have made this soup several times and the last time I made it, I did not have the Recipe below and I used unsweetened coconut milk and it was wonderful. I will add the Recipe below for those who like it.

One of my favorite ways to enjoy winter squash is to make a soup with it. This recipe is a great way to enjoy a colorful, seasonal vegetable. Aside from the vibrant yellow color, the soup is also refreshingly zesty and healthy. The soup also has a really good amount of fiber which will help keep you full and satisfied for longer.

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Chicken Chayote Squash Soup

Chicken Chayote Squash Soup, a Khmer country side dish, is simple to prepare and tasty. All you need for this dish is one chicken breast and two chayote squash.


4 quarts water    
1 pound (450 g) chicken thigh or 1 piece chicken breast, chopped into bite-size pieces    
1 chopped tiny yellow onion    
2 peeled, seeded, and cut into bite-size pieces chayote squash    
2 tblsp. fish sauce    
sugar (one teaspoon)    
black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon    
2 green onion stalks, chopped    

Soup recipe with chicken and chayote squash

  1. Fill a soup pot halfway with water and bring to a boil.
  2. In a pot of boiling water, simmer the chicken flesh and yellow onion until the meat is soft.
  3. Cook until the chayote squash is tender and the water is boiling.
  4. Fish sauce, sugar, and black pepper are used to season the dish.
  5. Garnish with green onions.

Serve immediately with rice.

Enjoy it



Soup with Bitter Vines and Chicken

daily value in percent

Carbohydrates in total 27.2g 10%

202mg Cholesterol 67 percent

38.5 grams of total fat (49 percent)

16.3g 82 percent Saturated Fat

5.9 grams of dietary fiber (21%)

70.1g of protein (140%)

Sodium 123 percent (2838mg)

30 percent sugars (14.8 g)

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Chayote squash is a relative of the zucchini and is a native to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. It is also known as Mexican squash, chayote, chayote gorda in Spanish and chayote pear in English. Gluten-free and low in calories, this delicious vegetable has a mild flavor that pairs well with most herbs.. Read more about chinese chayote soup and let us know what you think.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you supposed to peel chayote squash?

Yes, it is recommended to peel the chayote squash before cooking.

How do you cut chayote for soup?

Chayote is a type of squash that has a hard rind. To cut chayote, you can use a knife or an apple corer.

Do you have to boil chayote?

No, you do not have to boil chayote.

Una is a food website blogger motivated by her love of cooking and her passion for exploring the connection between food and culture. With an enthusiasm for creating recipes that are simple, seasonal, and international, she has been able to connect with people around the world through her website. Una's recipes are inspired by her travels across Mexico, Portugal, India, Thailand, Australia and China. In each of these countries she has experienced local dishes while learning about the culture as well as gaining insight into how food can be used as a bridge between different cultures. Her recipes are often creative combinations of traditional ingredients from various different cuisines blended together to create something new.