Fruit Salsa

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By Jennifer Kopp, CEPC, pastry chef, Chevy Chase Country Club, Chevy Chase, Md., a member of ACF Nation’s Capital Chefs Association Serves 4 Fruit salsa: Zest of 1 Lime – Removed in thin strips 3 C Water 1 C Sugar – Plus 1 t Sugar 1 Banana – Peeled and Diced 3 Strawberries – Diced 1 T Lime Juice 1 t Light Rum In small saucepan, combine lime zest and 1 cup of water; bring to a boil. Drain, discard water, return zest to pan; boil again with another cup of water. Drain again; return zest to pan. Add remaining cup water and 1 cup of sugar; bring to a boil. Cook until lime zest becomes translucent. Drain, cool; set zest aside. When ready to serve, combine banana, strawberries, lime juice, rum, zest and remaining teaspoon sugar; toss. Chef’s note: Raspberry powder is available in some specialty stores. You can also substitute raspberry sauce or thinned raspberry jam for powder to make your plate design.

Fruit Salsa

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  1. By Jennifer Kopp, CEPC, pastry chef, Chevy Chase Country Club, Chevy Chase, Md., a member of ACF Nation’s Capital Chefs Association Serves 4 Fruit salsa: Zest of 1 Lime – Removed in thin strips 3 C Water 1 C Sugar – Plus 1 t Sugar 1 Banana – Peeled and Diced 3 Strawberries – Diced 1 T Lime Juice 1 t Light Rum In small saucepan, combine lime zest and 1 cup of water; bring to a boil. Drain, discard water, return zest to pan; boil again with another cup of water. Drain again; return zest to pan. Add remaining cup water and 1 cup of sugar; bring to a boil. Cook until lime zest becomes translucent. Drain, cool; set zest aside. When ready to serve, combine banana, strawberries, lime juice, rum, zest and remaining teaspoon sugar; toss. Chef’s note: Raspberry powder is available in some specialty stores. You can also substitute raspberry sauce or thinned raspberry jam for powder to make your plate design.

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