Bahamian Fruit Salad

Bahamian Fruit Salad

Author Lucretia Bingham, who grew up in the Bahamas, says that a simple cilantro-spiked fruit dessert her mother used to make at home inspired this recipe. It is best assembled immediately before serving. See the recipe for Bahamian Fruit Salad »Susie Cushner

Author Lucretia Bingham, who grew up in the Bahamas, says that a simple cilantro-spiked fruit dessert her mother used to make at home inspired this recipe. It is best assembled immediately before serving.

Bahamian Fruit Salad
Author Lucretia Bingham, who grew up in the Bahamas, says that a simple cilantro-spiked fruit dessert her mother used to make at home inspired this recipe.
Yield: serves 4

Ingredients

  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tbsp. light corn syrup
  • 2 tbsp. sherry vinegar
  • 1 small pineapple
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 bananas, peeled
  • 13 cup golden raisins
  • 12 cup fresh cilantro leaves

Instructions

  1. Whisk together lime juice, corn syrup, and sherry vinegar in a large bowl.
  2. Peel, core, and remove the eyes from the pineapple, then cut into large chunks.
  3. Peel oranges, carefully remove all pith, then, using a sharp paring knife, cut oranges (between membranes) into sections. Slice bananas into 14''-thick rounds. Add fruit to dressing, mix gently, then add raisins and ciilantro and toss well.