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Mexican Style Fruit Plate with Chili Lime Salt

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MexicanFruitPlate_6MexicanFruitPlate8 MexicanFruitPlate_1MexicanFruitPlate_5MexicanFruitPlate_3MexicanFruitPlate_7It seems odd to put chili powder on fruit, but after trying it at a Mexican market, I was hooked on the unique  flavor combination! The chili gives the fruit a spicy kick that kept me coming back for more! They actually sell a chili lime seasoning at the Mexican market, but I figured making my own would be easy too. It’s a fun twist on a traditional fruit plate and perfect for summer parties. Read below for the how-t0 and enjoy!

Mexican Style Fruit Plate with Chili Lime Salt
1 watermelon, sliced into long pieces
1 pineapple sliced into long pieces
1 mango sliced into long pieces
4 limes (2 for the seasoning, 2 for garnish)
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt (or more if you prefer)

Directions
Zest 2 limes in a small bowl. Then add in the chili and salt and mix well.
When assembling the plate, add a layer of fruit, then sprinkle the seasoning over the top, add another layer and more seasoning… repeat.

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2 responses to Mexican Style Fruit Plate with Chili Lime Salt

  1. Kelly Jo
    July 31, 2014

    I’ve been so intrigued by this combo of spicy + sweet. I’m sure it’s delicious and it looks beautiful too!

  2. Olivia Gomez
    July 27, 2016

    Isn’t that papaya not mango?

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