Exotic fruit salad with lemongrass & peppercorn syrup
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Exotic fruit salad with lemongrass & peppercorn syrup

Patti Sloley's fruit salad is the perfect finish to a special summer meal. It has colour and texture and an aroma that lingers, sure to get your tastebuds singing.


    Gluten freeVeganVegetarian
  • Serves4
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare35 mins
  • Cook25 mins
  • Total time1 hr
  • PlusPreparation time 35 minutes + infusing


  • 200g pineapple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 tbsp mint leaves, freshly chopped
  • 1 unwaxed lime, zest and juice
  • 200g papaya, peeled, deseeded and chopped
  • ½ tsp ginger, finely grated (optional)
  • 200g mango, peeled and chopped
  • 200g watermelon, peeled and chopped
  • 325g kiwi fruit, peeled and thickly sliced
  • 200g black Sable grapes
  • 100g figs, quartered
  • 90g pack coconut chunks
  • 100g pomegranate seeds

For the syrup

  • 300g caster sugar
  • 2 sticks lemongrass, ends trimmed
  • 3 cm piece ginger, peeled and cut into thin strips
  • ½ tsp black peppercorns