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chayote stew with chicken in a serving bowl
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Ginisang Sayote with Chicken

Chayote Guisado with Chicken is a quick and simple vegetable dish flavored with tomatoes, and oyster sauce. It's nutritious, delicious, and budget-friendly, too!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 143kcal


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thigh meat, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 4 sayote, peeled, cored, quartered and sliced on a bias
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a wide pan over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  • Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.
  • Add tomatoes and cook until softened and release juices.
  • Add water and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover, and continue to cook until chicken is cooked through and liquid is reduced to about 1 cup.
  • Add oyster sauce and stir until well-dispersed.
  • Add sayote and cook until tender yet crisp.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.


Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 378mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 191IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg