Fruit Kebabs With Yogurt and Honey Dip

"Posted for RecipeZaar World Tour 2006. REGION: New Zealand."
photo by MA HIKER photo by MA HIKER
photo by MA HIKER
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  • Peel the pineapple, clean out the "eyes" and dice into small cubes.
  • Peel and pit the peaches and dice.
  • Peel the bananas and slice into thick chunks.
  • Do not peel the apples, do quarter and core them, then cut each quarter in half across-ways.
  • Put all fruit together in a bowl, add the juice of the orange, the rind, liqueur/brandy and mix gently.
  • Leave to marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Thread the fruit pieces onto skewers and brush with the melted butter.
  • Place on the BBQ/Grill for 10-15 minutes turning frequently.
  • To Make the dip, whisk together the yogurt and 30 ml (2 Tablespoons) of the honey.
  • Pour the dip into a serving bowl and drizzle the remaining 15 ml (1 Tablespoon) honey over the top, garnish with mint.
  • Serve the fruit kebabs hot with the yogurt dip.

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    Wow - this is a real winner! Delicious! A very pretty dish too, great for company or bringing to a party. The fruit kebabs were more popular than the dip, I may forgo that next time.
  2. WizzyTheStick
    I am in agreement with the previous reviewer the butter really puts this over the top. This is sublime and simple.
  3. Debber
    We loved these kebabs! They were such a NICE change from the usual "fruit salad"!!! The kids ate the fruit right off the stick--which for some reason made the fruit seem more exotic??? ;-) I popped the kebabs in the oven (we don't have a grill) at 450 for about 10 minutes, and they were wonderful--that marinade is great! I would have NEVER thought of brushing with butter, but that really gave a neat flavor to the whole arrangement. I used brandy-flavoring (didn't have the liqueur), and orange flavoring (to enhance the orange juice), and two mangoes for the peaches (out of season in our north-woods state!). Skipped the mint, too, but no one missed it. These were great and I'll definitely make them again--a KEEPER!!!
  4. Elmotoo
    Oh what an honor to be 1st!! This is a wonderful recipe! It will serve 6-8 not 4, tho. When I saw the fruit piling up, I set aside most of the pineapple & peach already cut, used 1 apple, 2 bananas, proably used 1 peach cut into 8 big chunks - i didn't peel them. I still used the same amount of marinade. I added a bit of cinnamom to the marinating fruit & also to the melted butter. Everybody loved this!!! I nice alternative to veggies & nice alongside grilled meat. Might be nice for Sunday brunch? Thanks, Andria!!!



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