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Tropical Fruit Salad in Ginger Syrup
  • 10 MINUTES COOK TIME
  • 15 MINUTES TOTAL TIME
PHOTO BY LAURA HEINEMAN

Ingredients

  • 1/2 inch piece ginger
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 banana
  • 1 C mango, fresh or frozen
  • 1 C water

Directions

Mise en Place

  • Peel ginger, oranges, banana, and mango.
  • Thinly slice ginger and banana.
  • Divide oranges into segments.
  • Dice the mango if using fresh or thaw if using frozen.

Prepare Ginger Syrup

  • In a medium pot, bring ginger, and 1 cup water to a boil over medium-high heat.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Cool and set aside. If making ahead of time, store covered in the refrigerator.

Prepare Salad

  • In a large bowl, combine oranges, mango, and banana.

Serve

  • Pour ginger syrup over fruit and let sit 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve in small cups. Enjoy!

Recipe in Action

  • 5 Servings
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
Click here for Nutrition Facts Nutrition Tip

Ginger introduces some spice to this dish creating a deeper flavor. Having more depth of flavor will help satiate you faster and lower the feeling of needing to eat more.

Cultural Facts

Ginger is the root of the ginger plant and grows well in warmer climates. The country of India is responsible for over one-third of the world's ginger production.

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