Fruit Kebabs with Grand Marnier Sauce
recipe comes from Constantine Alexander better
known as Papa Constantine.
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based in Connecticut, USA. He has a wonderful
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fresh, ripe apricots
2 fresh, ripe peaches
3 fresh ripe figs
2 ripe bananas
4 fresh, ripe kiwi fruits
2 fresh, ripe nectarines
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/3 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Grand Marnier
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice
1 tablespoon finely grated orange peel
Mint sprigs for garnish
apricots in half and remove the pits. Cut
the peaches in half, remove the pits and then
cut into quarters. Remove the stalks from
the figs, cut into quarters. Peel and slice
the bananas into one inch thick sections.
Sprinkle the bananas with lemon juice. Peel
and slice the kiwi fruits into one inch thick
sections. Cut the nectarines in half, remove
the pits and cut into quarters.
the fruit pieces and thread onto skewers.
In a saucepan, melt the butter over low to
medium heat, stir in the sugar, Grand Marnier,
orange juice and peel. Brush the sauce onto
the fruit kebabs and grill over medium coals
for six minutes, basting and turning. Arrange
on serving plates, pour over any remaining
sauce and garnish with mint sprigs.