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Exotic Fruit Salad

Photo: Antonis Achilleos
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Yield Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (from 3 limes)
  • 2 firm, ripe mangoes, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 2 cups fresh or drained canned pineapple chunks
  • 1 20-oz. can lychees in syrup, drained and halved
  • 2 large oranges, cut into sections
  • 3 bananas, thickly sliced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 228
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 59 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • sodium 2 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and lime juice in a pan. Stir in 1/2 cup cold water and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves and mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat and let cool, 10 minutes.

  2. In a large bowl, combine mangoes, pineapple, lychees and orange sections. Pour lime syrup over fruit and gently stir. Chill for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, fold in bananas.