Philippine Fruit Salad

“When I introduce this dish to my friends for the first time, they are confused and a little hesitant to eat it. Once they try it, though, they fall in love.” – Leah Cohen of Pig & Khao

Featured in: A Feast for Filipinos

Philippine Fruit Salad Philippine Fruit Salad
Jellied coconut snacks—nata de coco—make their way into this tropical fruit salad; it's pineapple & peach sweetness is tempered by tart green apples.
Yield: serves 6
Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes


  • 1 (7.6-oz) can Nestlé table cream
  • 12 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 oz. nata de coco (coconut jellies)
  • 1 green apple, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 peaches, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 young coconut, cracked, peeled, and thinly sliced
  • 12 pineapple, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 5 oz.)


  1. Combine cream and milk in a bowl; add remaining ingredients and toss to combine. Refrigerate 1 hour before serving.