Layered Tropical Fruit Salad
With this colorful tropical fruit platter, simply dress the slices of pineapple, papaya, and star fruit with sugar and lime juice and zest -- and drizzle the fruit with a little white rum, if you like.
- Servings: 8
Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2005
- 1 pineapple (about 5 pounds), peeled, cored, and cut crosswise into thin slices
- 1 papaya (about 1 pound), peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded, and cut crosswise into thin slices
- 1 star fruit, cut crosswise into thin slices
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 cup fresh lime juice, plus 3 tablespoons grated lime zest strips, for garnish (4 to 6 limes total)
- Light rum (optional)
Arrange pineapple on a large platter. Top with a layer each of papaya and star fruit. Sprinkle fruit with sugar, lime juice, and rum, if desired. Garnish with lime zest.