Mango Brulee

Total Time
10 mins
5 mins

Eating Well newsletter, April 2007. A nice finish to a summer meal or a delicious breakfast! You can use pineapples, grapefruit, papaya, or even melon slices.

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  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Place one mango on a cutting board with the narrow side facing you.
  3. With a sharp knife, slice off one side, sliding the knife along the flat seed.
  4. Repeat on the other side of the mango.
  5. With a paring knife, make crisscross cuts through the flesh, cutting up to but not through the skin.
  6. Repeat with the second mango.
  7. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon brown sugar over each mango half, then drizzle each one with 1 teaspoon rum (or orange juice).
  8. Set mango halves on a broiler pan or baking sheet.
  9. Broil until tops are light golden, 5 to 7 minutes.
  10. Serve with lime wedges.