Ginataang Papaya

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Cooking oil
  • 1 cup (150g) Onion, sliced
  • 3 Tbsps. (30g) Garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Ginger, strips
  • 1/4 kg. (250g) Pork liempo, strips
  • 7 cups (1000g) Papaya, unripe, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups (750ml) Coconut milk
  • 1/4 tsp. (1.25g) Ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsps. (60ml) Fish sauce
  • 1/2 pack (5g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 2 pcs. (5g) Siling labuyo
  • 1 cup (30g) Malunggay leaves


  1. SAUTÉ. In a pan, heat oil and sauté onion, garlic, ginger, pork and papaya.
  2. SIMMER. Add coconut milk and simmer until papaya is tender and desired consistency is achieved.
  3. SEASON. Add ground black pepper, fish sauce and AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning.
  4. SIMMER. Add siling labuyo and malunggay leaves. Simmer for 1 minute.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve while hot.

Cooking Tips

Shirmps may also be used to replace pork liempo in this dish.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 45 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 11 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1/2 cup (138g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Reduced sodium by 33%
Original seasoning/condiment: 1 tsp. (5g) Salt, approx 1/3 cup (75ml) Fish sauce.

Unripe papayas are rich in vitamins A, B, C, and E and are all helpful in maintaining a healthy immune system.


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