Saturday, June 5, 2010
Spicy Fruit Salad (Rujak)
Ingredients & spices :
1 chayote, peeled
1 Granny Smith apple, cored
2 cucumbers peeled and cut in half lengthwise
1 raw mango
1 orange, peeled and divided into sections
1 yam bean, peeled and cut into slices
you can also add any fruits you like
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/4 tsp. shrimp paste
3 tbsp. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. tamarind, dissolved in 1 tbsp. warm water
1 14 oz. can diced pineapple, Drained
How to prepare :
Coarsely chop chayote, apple, cucumbers, mango, and orange sections.
In a large bowl, combine crushed red pepper, shrimp paste, brown sugar, salt, and tamarind to make a paste.
Add chayote, apple, cucumber, mango, orange, and pineapple to the bowl, and stir well to combine. Serve at room temperature.