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Lychee Salad

This year my book, Modern Spice, celebrates five years! In honor of the book, I will be posting a few recipes over the year. This is a light and fresh side with grilled chicken!

 

 

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(Photo of salad by Sala Kannan )

Make this salad when you feel like something sweet for lunch. It takes a few minutes to pull together, but is very filling and satisfying for the sweet tooth without being unhealthy The chaat masala used here adds the savory flavor.

LYCHEE PINEAPPLE SALAD

Serves: 4

1 cup diced lychee

1 cup diced blood oranges or regular oranges

½ cup diced cucumber

½ cup diced pineapple

1 cup diced mango

½ cup diced pear

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (1 small lime)

½ teaspoon crushed red chili or cayenne

1 tablespoon minced cilantro

Freshly ground pepper to taste

¼ teaspoon store-bought Indian chaat masala (optional)

Place all the ingredients, except the chaat masala, in a large bowl and toss gently to combine.

When ready to serve, sprinkle with the chaat masala or table salt to taste.

 

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