Fresh Fruit Salad


Fresh Fruit Salad / Trai cay

Vietnam s many varieties of fresh fruit are popular offerings to the ancestors on festive occasions.
A light dressing adds extra flavor to this simple dish.
Fresh fruit salad is as delicious as it is colorful. It makes a great snack or a perfect dessert for
any meal! For a little extra color, garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.


Serves 6
– 6 servings of fresh fruit*
– ⅔ c. lime juice
– 3 tbsp. honey
– ½ tsp. sesame oil
– 1 tsp. ground cinnamon pinch of salt


Step 1:
Cut fruit into bite-sized pieces and place in a large bowl.

Step 2:
Place lime juice in a medium-sized bowl and gradually stir in honey. The mixture should be smooth and creamy. Add sesame oil, cinnamon, and salt, and stir well.

Step 3:
Pour dressing over fruit and mix gently. Place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

Step 4:
Serve in individual bowls.

You may choose to serve just one kind of fruit or an assortment for this dish. Choose ripe, brightly colored specimens of whatever is in season. A few favorite varieties in Vietnam are bananas, mangoes, melons, and star fruit.

Food: Fresh Fruit Salad

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