Ginisang Sayote (Sautéed Chayote)

Ginisang Sayote (Sautéed Chayote)

Ginisang Sayote (chayote) is a straightforward Filipino vegetable recipe. It is easy to cook, healthy, and makes an utterly delicious lunch.


In a pan, pour the vegetable oil and use medium heat

Put the ½ lb. pork and cook it until it turns slightly brown

Now, add the garlic, onions and tomatoes

Sauté for a few minutes until tomatoes are wilted

Add the chayote slices

Season with fish sauce, salt and pepper.

Stir-fry for a few minutes until well blended

Pour in water and bring to boil

Cover the pan, lower the heat and let it simmer until the chayote are tender

Remove from heat and transfer to a serving dish

Serve while it’s hot


  • 3-4 pieces of Chayote Squash, pared, seeded and sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. of fish sauce
  • ½ lb. pork, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Water
Serves 5
25 Minutes

One Response to “Ginisang Sayote (Sautéed Chayote)”

  1. Cheap and easy way to get thru lunch!

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