Asian Fruit Salad

Asian Fruit Salad

Discover the recipe of this fruit salad delicately spiced. It makes a delicious dessert accompanied by a scoop of ice cream.

Serves4-6 Origin Fusion
Preparation 10-15mins Heat rating (No heat)
Cooking 15-20mins Ease (Easy)
Refrigerate: 1 hr Vegetarian Yes

Ingredients

1 Cinnamon quills
4 Whole Cloves
3 Star Anise, organic
300ml water
1 vanilla pod or ½ tsp vanilla extract
1 lime - zest of
125g caster sugar

Choice of fruit: Choose at least 4 different fruit or more you can use tinned lychee (drained of syrup or tinned pineapple in fruit juice) though fresh fruit is best where-ever possible.
Papaya
Mango
Pineapple
Melon
Pink Grapefruit
Lychees
Blood oranges
Pears
Kiwi
Plums
Star fruit

Preparation

To make the syrup, put all the ingredients in a heavy bottom pan, if you are using vanilla extract only add this at the end of the cooking time. Simmer gently for about 15mins. Allow the syrup to cool.
Prepare your chosen fruit cut into similar sized pieces. Pour the cool syrup over the fruit stir, cover and chill for at least 1hr.

Serve as is or with a scoop of coconut sorbet/ice-cream.

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