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Salade Chou Chou
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  1. 1 kg chokos/chayote squash/christophene
  2. 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  3. 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  4. 1 tablespoon freshly crushed garlic
  5. 1 medium onion finely sliced
  6. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh green chillies
  7. freshly ground black pepper
  8. 1 teaspoon salt
salade chouchou


  1. Heat water in a large saucepan enough to boil all the chokos. Add salt and stir to dissolve completely. Add the chokos and boil for about 20 minutes or until tender. Remove from boiling water and allow to cool.
  2. Peel and halve the chokos. Discard the seeds and cut into slices according to preferences.
  3. Mix the oil, vinegar, salt and pepper to taste, freshly chopped green chillies (if desired) and sliced onions together.
  4. Pour over the sliced chokos and carefully mix together without breaking the chokos.
  5. This salad makes a good addition to any meal as a side dish.
  6. Sit back and enjoy.
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