Here’s something special for Labor Day weekend: Turn grilled fruit into tropical fruit skewers. Thanks to Melissas.com, purveyors of premium produce, for the recipe.
We’ve also got dessert shots to go with the fruit: delicious coconut- or banana-flavored rum from Blue Chair Bay.
RECIPE: GRILLED TROPICAL FRUIT SKEWERS
Ingredients For 6 Servings
Grilled fruit skewers topped with coconut chips. Photo courtesy Melissas.com.
Variation: Pineapple is also a tropical fruit. Feel free to add some.
1. COMBINE the brown sugar, orange juice and sesame seeds in a large bowl. Add the cubes of mango, papaya and bananas, tossing gently to coat thoroughly.
2. THREAD the fruit onto skewers alternating the fruits.
3. GRILL over a medium hot barbeque or hibachi for approximately 4-5 minutes per side. You can also use a grill pan or broiler. Be sure to watch closely so the fruit does not burn.
4. REMOVE to a serving plate and sprinkle with shredded coconut.
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