Balinese Fruit Salad with Lychee and Coconut Milk

This salad is loaded with fruit and tossed with a refreshing coconut milk-and-lime dressing.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min (includes marinating time)
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 6-8
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2 cups cubed cantaloupe

2 cups cubed honeydew melon

2 cups cubed ripe papaya

2 cups cored and cubed fresh pineapple

1/2 cup coconut milk

2 tablespoons superfine sugar

Juice of 2 limes

6 lychees, shell removed, pitted and roughly chopped

3 star anise

2 mangoes, skin removed, pitted and cut into cubes

Kosher salt

Shredded coconut, for serving


  1. Combine the cantaloupe, honeydew, papaya, pineapple, coconut milk, sugar, lime juice and zest, lychees, star anise, mangoes and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Remove and discard the star anise. Transfer the salad to a serving platter. Sprinkle with the shredded coconut.