Sautéed Melon with Cactus Fruit and Ginger Piquin Pepper Sauce

The reason for sautéing melon is to soften so the texture is easier to chew and swallow. The melon will provide fluid for hydration and fiber for better bowel function.

Category:  Appetizer
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Ingredients

For 2 Serving(s)

  • 1 Melon, skin and seeds removed and cut in fine slices
  • 1 Cactus fruit, skin and slice round
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Ginger, powder
  • 1 tablespoon Piquin pepper sauce

Sautéed Melon with Cactus Fruit and Ginger Piquin Pepper Sauce Directions

Steps

  • In a sauté pan, melt the butter and gently, one at the time, add the melon slices. Allow about 2 minutes per side (obtain a nice, not burnt browning). Place aside.
  • With a tablespoon, mix the ginger and pepper to homogeneous mix and use for dipping.


For serving

  • Garnish the bottom of the plate as desired. Pictured above using laurel leaves.
  • Place the slice of melon and round of cactus fruit on plate.
  • Place the pepper/ginger sauce on the side so it can be used for dipping as desired.

Recipe notes

The reason for sautéing melon is to soften so the texture is easier to chew and swallow. The melon will provide fluid for hydration and fiber for better bowel function. Your carbohydrate intake will give you more energy. The ginger and piquin pepper sauce enhances the taste buds for better tasting and the cactus fruit adds color, fluid and calories

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