Papayas in Jasmine Flower Syrup

Recipe Summary

  • Preparation: Easy
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time: 24 minutes
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 3 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 20 – 30 jasmine flowers
  • 2 ripe Olé Pacifica Papayas
  • juice of 1 Olé Pacifica Lime


  • Place 7 Tbsp water in a small pan and add the sugar.  Heat gently, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved, then simmer, without stirring, over a low heat for 4 minutes.
  • Pour into a bowl, leave to cool slightly, then add the jasmine flowers.  Leave to steep for at least 20 minutes.
  • Peel the papayas and slice in half lengthways.  Scoop out and discard the seeds.  Place the papayas on serving plates and squeeze over the lime.
  • Strain the syrup into a clean bowl, discarding the flowers.  Spoon the syrup over the papayas.  If you like, decorate with a few fresh jasmine flowers.

Source: Best Ever Three & Four Ingredient Cookbook