Photo: Mark Thomas; Styling: Stephana Bottom
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
3 Mins
Chill Time
30 Mins
Serves 8

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine sugar and 1/3 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until sugar has dissolved, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Stir in lime zest and juice; let cool to room temperature.

Step 2

Mix strawberries with mangoes in a large bowl. Add syrup and gently stir until well mixed. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve.

Ratings & Reviews

JJ1916ohio's Review

March 24, 2013
This is so great and I make it all the time. Fresh lime juice is key, I tried it once with the bottled stuff and it wasn't nearly as good. For the lime simple syrup, I only use 1/2 cup of sugar with 1/3 cup of water. 3/4 cup of sugar is a very sweet syrup and fruit is sweet as well. I usually use two mangoes diced, 2 kiwis, peeled cut in half then sliced, quartered strawberries and one pineapple (the kind in the produce section that's already had the outside and core removed) that I dice. Very pretty, colorful and tasty!

gnocchismommy's Review

April 14, 2012
This is really good. I didn't use sugar because the fruit is sweet on it's own. Thank you for sharing!

Stepande's Review

July 09, 2011
Super easy and very yummy!!

karaboo's Review

April 25, 2011
made this for an Easter dessert. I used about 3 T agave and just mixed it right in with the lime juice as opposed to boiling the water with sugar. it was so much easier and less time consuming . the fruit salad was refreshing and delicious!!

firmdeb's Review

August 11, 2010
This is absolutely delicious...quick and easy! I made it for a work brunch and it was a big hit. Definitely will make again.

naew31's Review

April 02, 2010
I made this recipe recently and it was a hit. I used splenda instead of sugar because my parents are diabetic but the results were the same. I plan to make it very often.