Tropical salad with chilled mint syrup

Tropical salad with chilled mint syrup recipe

A touch of the tropics is just so refreshing! Tropical salad with chilled mint syrup is perfect for a breakfast or as a side dish for lunch. Full of citrus-y and sweet fruity goodness, the fresh mint syrup is a perfect dressing to this healthy dish. Your taste-buds will be convinced that you’re on an island paradise!

Tropical salad with chilled mint syrup

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 125ml (½ cup) water
  • 100g (½ cup) sugar
  • grated peel and juice of 1 lime or lemon
  • 5cm ginger, peeled and finely grated
  • a handful of fresh mint leaves
  • 1 small papaya, peeled and sliced into wedges
  • 1 mango, peeled and sliced lengthways
  • 2 guavas, peeled and sliced into wedges
  • 2 kiwi fruits, peeled and sliced into wedges
  • 2 granadillas, quartered
  • 12 litchis, peeled
  • a handful of fresh mint leaves, to serve
  • lime wedges, to serve

Instructions

1

Place the water and sugar in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil. Add the lime or lemon peel, juice and ginger and boil for 5 – 7 minutes. Add the mint and set aside to cool.

2

Refrigerate for 1 hour.

3

Arrange the fruit on a plate. Drizzle with the lime syrup, scatter over the mint leaves and serve with lime wedges.

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