Thai-Inspired Fruit Salad

Thai-Inspired Fruit Salad

This is a unique fruit salad with a tart, creamy dressing with coconut, lemon, and ginger, and candied cashews with mint, cayenne, and cumin.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. Step 2

    Cook and stir butter, cashews, 3/4 cup sugar, dried mint, cayenne pepper, cumin, and coriander in a skillet over medium-low heat until sugar has dissolved and cashews are browned, 7 to 10 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Spread cashews over the prepared baking sheet to cool.
  4. Step 4

    Place lemon juice and 1/2 cup sugar in a blender. Blend until sugar is dissolved. Add coconut milk and ginger; blend until smooth.
  5. Step 5

    Combine watermelon, cantaloupe, kiwi, apple, raisins, and shredded coconut in a large bowl
  6. Step 6

    Pour coconut mixture over fruit and gently toss to coat.
  7. Step 7

    Sprinkle cooled cashews over fruit salad.