Thursday, February 3, 2011

Exotic Fruit Salad


















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

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.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.

Servings: 8
Calories per Serving: 228