A refreshing, delicious salad for a brunch, this dish is best made when mango, papaya and peaches are in season.

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Caribbean Fruit Salad in a Citrus-Ginger Sauce

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Ingredients

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Dressing:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sliced fresh ginger
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced

Salad:

  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 1 cup chopped mango
  • 1/2 cup chopped papaya
  • 1 cup honeydew melon balls
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup sliced peaches
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup sliced bananas
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons lime juice

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together 1/2 cup water with the sugar, ginger, lemon zest and lemon juice. Place over high heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until the sugar is dissolved (mixture will no longer be cloudy). Remove from heat, bring to room temperature and then refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  2. About 30 minutes to 1 hour before serving, in a large serving bowl toss the fruit, lime juice and 1/3 cup of the citrus-ginger sauce.

 

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Hi, I'm Lee.

I am inspired by my mother, Sally’s, love of cooking and entertaining to gather friends and family together over great meals and conversation. In fact, I held my first dinner party at the age of 16. Throughout the years, I haves provided recipes, menu advice and cooking tips to friends seeking uncomplicated and delicious ideas for home entertaining.


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