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Fruit salad with Salt and Cayenne Pepper (Vietnamese style)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert and Snack
Servings: 3 people
Author: Sophie


  • 1 unripe mango
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 1/4 cup quartered strawberries
  • handful of mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)


  • Prep all the fruits: peel and cut mango into thin matchsticks, peel and section grapefruit, quarter strawberries. Place everything in a clean mixing bowl.
  • Add mint leaves, lemon juice, salt and cayenne pepper and gently mix to combine everything. Adjust amount of lemon juice and spices to your liking. It's best to add half of the cayenne pepper and then taste to see if you want to add more.
  • Transfer to serving bowls/plates.