Tropical Fruit Salad with Lychees and Coconut Dressing or Balinese Lychee Fruit Salad

Total Time:
1 hr 20 min
20 min
1 hr
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • Juice of 2 limes, plus 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 3 star anise
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 fresh lychees, shell removed, pitted, and roughly chopped or 1-ounce can
  • 2 cups cored and cubed fresh pineapple
  • 2 cups cubed honeydew melon
  • 2 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • 2 cups cubed ripe papaya
  • 2 cup mangos, skin removed, pitted, and cut into cubes
  • Shredded coconut, for serving, optional
  • 1. Whisk the coconut milk, lime juice, lime zest, sugar, star anise, and salt together in a large bowl.

  • 2. Add the lychees, pineapple, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, papaya, and mangos. Gently toss to coat in the coconut milk dressing. Cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour or longer before serving. Prior to serving, remove the star anise and reserve for serving. Transfer the fruit salad to a serving platter or glasses. Top with the reserved star anise and shredded coconut, if desired, and serve.

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  • Calories: 150

  • Total Fat: 5 grams

  • Saturated Fat: 4 grams

  • Total Carbohydrates: 29 grams

  • Protein: 2 grams

  • Sodium: 65 milligrams

  • Cholesterol: 0 milligrams

  • Fiber: 2.5 grams

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