Rum Ba Fruit Skewers

Rum Ba Fruit Skewers

"Vanilla and cinnamon add sweetness while ginger and red pepper bring a surprise heat to these grilled tropical fruit skewers. Make sure bananas are firm and ripe for this spicy, jazzed up, special dessert."
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25 m servings 181 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 181 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.1g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 7 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a small bowl, stir first 6 ingredients until sugar dissolves. Set aside.
  2. Thread fruit alternately onto double skewers. Brush with spice mixture. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Grill or broil fruit skewers 10 minutes or until brown, basting with spice mixture and turning occasionally.


  • Note
  • To prevent pieces of fruit from spinning around as you turn kabobs, thread fruit onto two parallel skewers for each kabob.

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I tried this recipe recently and it is absolutely the best! Everyone was very pleased with this tropical side. I never thought of grilling bananas, but they were very good and the pineapple wa...

Great recipe, I used Dark Rum because it's all I had around, but still turned out fabulous. Careful not to over-cook the bananas like I did, most of them got mushy and fell off the skewers.

Just made this for 6 people using 2 bananas, 1 1/2 mangoes and 3/4 pineapple, all cut into chunks and put on one skewer (MISTAKE-use two like the recipe recommends). It was very tasty & guests r...

Loved the spicy kick. Very good but a bit more work than I expected due to the effort required to skewer the fruit. I would cut the pineapple into discs next time and skip the skewer.