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toasted coconut grilled fruit skewers

(1 rating)
Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

Grilled fruit skewers are a delicious way to prepare fruit when it's in season. They can be served at a barbecue or when you're looking for a light dessert. Fruits' natural sugars are enhanced when grilled making fruit even sweeter. There are tips for grilling, but the two things to make sure. First, the fruit needs to be firm and not overripe. Second, the grill must be clean. Sprinkled with toasted coconut, serve these fruit skewers warm and watch everyone's eyes light up with delight.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For toasted coconut grilled fruit skewers

  • 12
    cubes seedless watermelon, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • 12
    cubes honeydew melon, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • 12
    cubes cantaloupe, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • 12
    cubes pineapple, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • 12
    strawberries, about 1 1/2 inches each
  • 2 bottle
    coconut water (33.8 oz each); enough to cover the fruit
  • 1/2 c
    sweetened flaked coconut
  • 6-8
    wooden skewers

How To Make toasted coconut grilled fruit skewers

  • Fruit soaking in coconut water; skewers soaking in water.
    Soak fruit in a bowl of coconut water for about 10 minutes. Coconut water should just cover the fruit (the fruit will float a little). Soak wooden skewers in tap water for about 10 minutes to prevent burning.
  • Toasting coconut in a skillet.
    Toast coconut in a pan over medium-low heat for 3 to 5 minutes until it’s lightly toasted. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Fruit placed on skewers.
    Thread an assortment of fruit on skewers.
  • Spraying the grill with coconut cooking spray.
    Heat the grill pan on medium heat on your stove or set your grill pan on your outdoor grill for more of a smoky flavor. Let it preheat for about 5 minutes. Then spray with coconut cooking spray.
  • Skewers placed on the grill.
    Set the skewers on the grill pan. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes on two sides.
  • Sprinkling toasted coconut over the grilled fruit.
    Remove the skewers from the grill and place them onto a serving tray. Sprinkle with toasted coconut. Serve warm.