Fresh fruit kabobs are an excellent appetizer idea for outdoor summer parties for grab-and-eat ease and because they can hold up to summer heat for a while.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
16 skewers
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Ingredients

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Mint-Lime Dressing
Chile-Lime Salt

Directions

Melon Skewers
  • Thread melon cubes onto sixteen 10-inch bamboo skewers. Sprinkle with lime juice. Chill, covered, up to 8 hours.

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  • Drizzle skewers with Mint-Lime Dressing or sprinkle with Chile-Lime Salt before serving. Makes 16 skewers.

Mint-Lime Dressing
  • In a small food processor or using an immersion blender blend 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint or basil, 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon lime juice, a pinch of salt, and 2 tablespoons cold water until nearly smooth.

Chile-Lime Salt
  • Combine 1 tablespoon flaky sea salt, zest of one lime, and one finely minced Thai chile pepper.

Chile-Lime

In a small bowl combine 1 Tbsp. flaky sea salt , the zest of 1 lime, and 1 finely minced red Thai chile pepper. Prepare skewers as directed but omit mint, olive oil, 1 tablespoon lime juice, salt, and water. Sprinkle skewer with chile-lime mixture

Nutrition Facts

58 calories; fat 2g; carbohydrates 11g; mono fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 9g; protein 1g; vitamin a 1661IU; vitamin c 27.4mg; niacin equivalents 0.6mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 20.2mcg; sodium 25mg; potassium 264mg; calcium 13mg; iron 0.3mg.
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