Papaya Irichi, sweetness and crunchiness of pan fried papaya is very tasty
Papaya irichi is pan fried green papaya strips, pork, carrots and other ingredients with soy sauce, sugar and Mirin. It is eaten in Okinawa from long time, striped papaya’s sweetness and crunchy texture similar to to Kiriboshi Daikon (dried striped daikon) match very well, making this dish popular for home cooking. Tuna is also used instead of pork and it is served as something to nibble with drinks. It is the most popular papaya cuisines so please try when you visit Okinawa.