The harmony of crunchy papaya, brown sugar and vinegar is exquisite
Okinawas special produce papaya is eaten not only as a fruits, but also as a vegetalbe when papaya is still green. Many family grow papay tree in their garden and papaya irichi, pan fried papaya with pork is very famous. Papaya pickels is to pickel slice papaya with brown sugar and vinegar. It tastes very much like a food from the tropical and crunchyness is also very special. You will discover new papaya with this dish. The different shops make this pickles differently, some with soy sauce, miso or spicy kimchi. It is fun to taste different ones and compare.