Chargilled Mango with Mint and Lime Sugar

This is a simple and easy dessert featuring mangoes, the fruit of Summer! This dessert is quick and easy to prepare and a light end to a meal.

Serves 4-8

4 mangoes, cheeks removed
1/4 cup sugar

Mint & lime sugar
3 tablespoons raw sugar
1 handful mint leaves
zest 1 lime
2 limes, halved

vanilla or coconut ice cream, to serve

Garnish
toasted macadamias, chopped
shredded coconut, toasted
mint leaves
1 red chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped

Method:

  1. Combine the raw sugar, mint leaves and lime zest in a small food processor and blitz to combine. You can also do this in a mortar and pestle.
  2. Heat the bbq grill or pan and when hot place the mango and lime halves, flesh side down, on the grill and cook for 4-5 minutes or until golden.
  3. Place 1  mango half on the serving plate, sprinkle over the mint/lime sugar and garnish with some mint leaves and chilli.
  4. Make a nest for the ice cream with some toasted macadamia and coconut and balance a scoop of ice cream on top.

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