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Chicken Curry in Papaya


  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons instant minced onion
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 tart apple, peeled and diced
  • 5 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 4 teaspoons chicken-flavor base
  • 2 1/2 cups hot water
  • 4 cups cooked chicken, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup milk or cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chutney
  • 3 papayas


  1. In a 3-quart saucepan melt butter; add onion, celery and apple and cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Mix together flour, curry powder, garlic powder, dry mustard and seasoned salt; stir into apple mixture along with bay leaf and cloves.
  3. Dissolve flavor base in water and stir into apple mixture; cook, stirring, until sauce thickens.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  5. Add chicken, cream and chutney and cook 5 minutes longer.
  6. Cut 3 papayas in half. Carefully remove seeds, being sure not to leave one. Fill papaya halves with curried chicken.
  7. Arrange in baking dish and bake at 350 degrees F for 25 minutes.
  8. Serve with rice and chutney.

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