Sayote in Oyster Sauce

Sayote in Oyster Sauce
Photo Credits: Levis Rodriguez


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 pcs. Sayote or chayote
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsps cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce|


  1. To prepare the chayote, peel then halve each vegetable. Cut each halves into three lengthwise wedges. Remove the seed, then slice. Use slicer to achieve the zigzag shape. Wash and drain.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok. Add the garlic and sauté together with onions and tomatoes.
  3. Add chayote slices. Sauté and add soy sauce.
  4. Mix water, sugar, cornstarch and oyster sauce.
    When chayote is still crunchy but almost done, add the sauce.
  5. Let thicken a bit, then serve.

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