Salady Voankazo

Description 

Fruit Compote with Lichee Nuts

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, cut in 1-inch dice
  • 1 cup cantaloupe, cut in ½-inch dice
  • 1 cup oranges, peeled and very thinly sliced
  • ½ cup strawberries, sliced.
  • ½ cup canned lichee nuts
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • pure vanilla extract

Directions 

  1. In a 2-quart glass or china bowl: combine: 1 cup fresh pineapple, cut in 1-inch dice, 1 cup cantaloupe, cut in ½-inch dice, 1 cup oranges, peeled and very thinly sliced and ½ cupstrawberries, sliced.
  2. Mix the fruits so that they are well blended.
  3. Pour ½ cup canned lichee nuts across top of fruit.
  4. In a 1-pint saucepan: combine: ½ cup sugar, ½ cup water, ¼ tsp salt and 2 tbsp lemon juice.
  5. Bring to a boil and boil hard for 1 minute.
  6. Add 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract to the syrup.
  7. Pour the piping hot syrup over the fruit.
  8. Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  9. Fill a small cruet or sprinkler bottle with pure vanilla extract.
  10. Bring the salad to the table in the bowl along with the cruet of vanilla.
  11. Fill individual compote dishes with the fruit.
  12. Sprinkle a few drops vanilla over the fruit as it is being served.

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