Recipe courtesy of Chef's Market

Bourbon Minted Fruit Kabobs

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 2 hr
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Ingredients

1 cup bourbon

1 cup water

1 handful mint leaves, chopped, plus more for garnish

1 cup sugar

1 cantaloupe cut into 32 wedges

1 honeydew cut into 32 wedges

1 pineapple cut into 32 wedges

32 strawberries

32 grapes

Directions

Special equipment:
Skewers
  1. In a saucepan over high heat, bring the bourbon and water to a boil. Add the sugar and stir until it is dissolved. Add the mint, cover, and let stand for 1 hour. Chill.
  2. While that is cooling, skewer the fruit onto metal or bamboo skewers, alternating the fruit for color and texture. Place the kabobs on a platter. Drizzle them with the cold mint bourbon sauce. Garnish with fresh mint.
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