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Mangoes with chilli caramel syrup

Recipe from: 3/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
Mangoes with chilli caramel syrup

Ingredients 4
Servings 4
Time 15 minutes


  • 120
    light brown sugar
  • 1
    small red chilli, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1
    lemon, juice and zest
  • 2
    mangoes, peeled, seeded and cut into wedges


15 to 20 minutes
Heat the sugar, chilli and 200 ml water in a saucepan over low heat and stir to dissolve the sugar.
Once the sugar has dissolved, stop stirring and allow the syrup to simmer gently until it turns a light caramel colour.
Remove from heat, add lemon juice and zest and swirl the saucepan to combine. Set aside to cool slightly.
Divide the mango wedges into four dessert bowls and pour the syrup over the mangoes. Serve with vanilla ice cream.
VARIATION: Leave out the chilli if you prefer. Try using pawpaw or pineapple instead of mango.

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