Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins
- 1 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 1 lime, zest and juice of
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
- 6 cups cubed assorted melon
- Combine the sugar and water in a small heavy saucepan.
- Bring to a boil and simmer for five minutes.
- Remove from the heat and mix in the lime juice and gingerroot.
- Chill the sauce for at least 2 hours, and then toss with the cubed melon and serve immediately.
- The syrup can be made up to 4 days in advance.