Mai Tai Compote
The perfect salad for a luau party! An assortment of luscious fresh fruit dressed in a honeyed lime dressing with a splash of rum and festively served in pineapple shells.
1 medium-size fresh pineapple
1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
1 orange, peeled with pith removed, sliced
1/2 cup seedless grapes (red or green)
1 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime peel
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon light rum
1 tablespoon Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur
1 banana, peeled and sliced
- Cut pineapple in half lengthwise, leaving leaves intact. Remove pulp in chunks, leaving 1/2-inch thick shells. Set shells aside.
- Combine pineapple chunks, strawberries, orange, grapes, and kiwifruit in a bowl.
- Combine lime peel and next 4 ingredients; stir well and pour over fruit mixture. Add banana and gently toss to coat.
- Spoon fruit mixture into reserved shells.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.