Casaba Melon with Coconut Milk|
This tropical mixture of creamy coconut milk spiked with lime juice and sweet melon makes for a marvelous summer dessert. Try it with your favorite melon if you cannot get the very sweet casaba melon in your area. The simple sauce works well with all melons.
8 ounces coconut milk
Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
4 cups cubed casaba melon
1/4 cup toasted shredded coconut
Additional lime zest for garnish (optional)
Mix together the coconut milk, lime juice, and zest in a large bowl until well mixed. Add the melon and toss well. Chill for at least one hour, and up to three hours. Garnish with the toasted coconut and lime zest and serve chilled.
Makes 6 servings.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Chilling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes