Mojito Melon Kabobs

Colorful fruit kabobs are flavored with a mint-infused marinade.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 12

Ingredients

2
limes
1 1/2
lb assorted melons, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 5 cups)
1/3
cup sugar
1/3
cup dark rum, if desired
3
tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
12
bamboo skewers (5 or 6 inch)
  • 1 Grate 2 tablespoons peel from limes. Cut each lime in half crosswise; squeeze halves over small bowl to remove 6 tablespoons juice.
  • 2 Place melon cubes in 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Sprinkle lime peel and pour lime juice over melon. Add sugar, rum and mint. Seal bag; turn to coat melon.
  • 3 Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors but no longer than 24 hours. To serve, thread 4 or 5 melon cubes on each skewer. Discard marinade.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
    Calories
    50
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    10mg
    10%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    13%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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