Fire and ice

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Honey; plus
1 tablespoon Honey
¼ cup Water
4 cups Ruby-red grapefruit juice; strained
1 \N Ripe papaya
¼ teaspoon Minced chili pepper
\N \N Serrana or jalapeno
1 tablespoon Chopped mint
1 tablespoon Lime juice

For dessert, top a scoop of grapefruit ice with a spicy fruit salsa.

1. ICE: Combine ¼ cup honey and the water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Cool.

2. Whisk in juice and transfer to a shallow 1½-qt. freezer proof container. Freeze at least 8 hrs.

3. FIRE (salsa): Peel papaya, halve and scrape out seeds. Cut flesh into l/2-in. chunks to make 1 ½ cups.

4. Combine half of papaya, minced chili, mint and lime juice in a medium bowl. Drizzle with 1 tbsp. honey and toss. Refrigerate 30 min., mixing occasionally.

5. To serve, add remaining papaya to salsa. Remove ice from freezer and chop into fine chunks using a sturdy fork. Place a scoop of grapefruit ice in a bowl or stemware glass and top with salsa.

[Serves 8. 100 cals, 0 g fat, Pat H. McRecipe 1996 Part of a Thanksgiving menu.]

Recipe By : Bobby Flay and Holly McCord, Nov 1996 Posted to CHILE-HEADS DIGEST V3 #140 Date: Fri, 25 Oct 1996 10:30:03 -0400 From: kmeade@... (The Meades)

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