Tropical Fruit Kebabs

  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 35 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 25 min
Save Recipe

Ingredients

1/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 vanilla bean

1/4 cup sweetened cream of coconut

1/4 cup heavy cream

4 ounces good quality white chocolate, chopped

1 teaspoon grated lime zest

2 large red-skinned mangoes, peeled and pitted

1 large Hawaiian papaya (about 1 pound) peeled and seeds discarded

Directions

  1. 1. Soak eight 8-inch bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes. Heat a grill to medium low. 
  2. 2. Place butter in a small skillet. Split vanilla bean and scrape seeds onto butter and mash with back a spoon. Add scraped pod and melt butter over low heat. Remove from heat and set aside to steep.
  3. 3. Heat cream of coconut and heavy cream in a small saucepan over medium heat until simmering. Remove from heat and stir in chocolate until chocolate is melted and smooth. Stir in lime zest. Set aside. 
  4. 4. Cut mango and papaya into 2-inch chunks and alternately thread onto skewers. Brush lightly with vanilla butter and grill until fruit is lightly charred, turning as needed, about 5 minutes per side. Serve with chocolate sauce.
Get the Recipe

Perfect Cranberry Sauce

This ruby-hued sauce is a breeze to make with either fresh or frozen fruit.

Tropical Fruit Kebabs

Tropical Fruit Kebabs with Orange Maple Coconut Dipping Sauce

Tropical Fruit Trifle

Tropical Fruit Smoothie

Grilled Fruit Kebabs

Lobster Quesadilla with Tropical Fruit Salsa

Cuban French Toast with Tropical Fruit Salsa

Tropical Fruit Beignet with Mango Coulis and Coconut Ice Cream