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Pineapple and mango with ginger syrup

Recipe from: 3/24/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 9
Servings 8


  • 500
    castor sugar
  • 500
  • 1
    x 10 cm piece fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 60
  • 60
    lime juice
  • 1
    large pineapple, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 2
    large mangoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • oil for frying
  • 2
    limes, thickly sliced


Heat the sugar, water and ginger over medium heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar before bringing the mixture to the boil.
Simmer the mixture for about five minutes or until the syrup begins to thicken slightly.
Stir in the rum and lime juice and leave to cool.
Brown the pineapple and mango chunks all over in an oiled griddle pan or over the coals.
Place the fruit in a large dish, pour over the syrup and refrigerate overnight.
Drain the fruit, reserving the syrup.
Place 500 ml of the syrup in a saucepan and simmer, uncovered until the syrup has educed by half.
Remove from the heat and drizzle over the fruit.
Serve with the lime slices.

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