- Yield: 2 cups
- Prep Time: 30 minutes
Gingered dragonfruit sauce
Dragonfruit grows wild in the Caribbean. It's enjoy simply fresh, but many tropical cooks love to make a simple fruit syrup out of it. Enjoyed as a side or as a topping on the dinner's main dish, veggies or dessert.
- Water - 6 cups
- Limes - 2
- Cinnamon sticks - 3
- Allspice berries - 12
- Sugar - regular if white dragonfruit, brown sugar if red - 1/2 cup
- Ginger, fresh - 1/2
- Dragonfruit, red or white - 2
- Over high heat in a large pot, add the water, juice of 2 limes, cinnamon, and allspice.
- Slowly add the sugar. Stir until dissolved.
- Using a veggie peeler, slice the ginger into very thin pieces. Add to the pot. Bring to a boil. Keep boiling until the liquid has reduced to about half.
- Strain the the ginger, allspice and cinnamon out of the water.
Slice the dragonfruit in half, take a melon baller and scoop the balls into the pot.
- Reduce the heat and simmer until the liquid has thickened.
Remove from the heat and let cool. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.