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Melon And Pawpaw Salad

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1 small charentais melon
˝ small Ogen or honeydew melon
2 pawpaws
2 figs
1 piece of stem ginger, plus 4 teaspoons of the syrup
Grated rind and juice of 1 lime
6 tablespoons fresh orange juice
Mint leaves, to garnish


Serves: 6


1 Cut the melons in half and remove the seeds with a teaspoon. Scoop out the flesh from both the melons using a melon baller.

2 Halve the pawpaw and remove the seeds. Cut away skin and thinly slice the flesh. Cut each fig into 6 wedges.

3 Put the prepared melons, pawpaws and figs in a bowl. Very thinly slice the stem ginger and add to the bowl.

4 Mix together lime rind and juice, ginger syrup and orange juice and pour over salad. Toss together lightly.

5 Spoon into serving dishes and garnish with mint leaves.

COOK'S TIP:- As you are scooping out the melon balls, save any juice and add it to the salad.

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