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Green Fruit Salad with Chilli Ginger Syrup

A simple fruit salad served in a lightly spiced chilli ginger syrup.
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Skill Level Easy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 220kcal
Author Jacqueline Bellefontaine


  • 1 green apple , cored and sliced
  • 1 pear , cored and sliced
  • 1 honeydew melon , seeded halved and cut into cubes
  • 150 g green grapes
  • 2 kiwi fruit , peeled and sliced

chilli ginger syrup

  • 100 g sugar
  • 150 ml water
  • 2 thinly pared strips of lime
  • 1 piece stem ginger , sliced into sticks
  • 1 tbsp syrup from the jar
  • ½ fresh green chilli , seeded and chopped
  • lemon balm or mint springs (optional)


  • To make the syrup, place sugar and water in a pan and heat gently while stirring until the sugar is dissolved. Add the lime zest, sliced ginger, ginger syrup and chilli to the pan and bring to the boil. Boil for about for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Once cold, strain through a sieve into a bowl.
  • Prepare the fruit as directed and toss in the syrup. Chill until required. Serve sprinkled with lemon balm or mint, if desired.


Nutrition information is approximate and is meant as a guideline only. 


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 695mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 70.5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.6mg