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Japanese Fruit Skewers with Plum Sauce

Fruit Skewers make a great snack or a side dish to a meal that includes fish. The skewers also make a tasty dessert.

  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Serves: 4


  • 8 x 6-inch-long wooden skewers
  • 2 large bananas, peeled and cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1 cup watermelon chunks
  • 1 cup canned whole pitted litchi fruit, drained
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled
  • ½ cup plum sauce [1]


  1. Soak eight 6-inch-long skewers in cold water for 30 minutes so they will not burn during cooking.
  2. Preheat broiler or grill. Drain wooden skewers.
  3. Alternately thread banana chunks, watermelon chunks, litchis, and strawberries on each skewer.
  4. Brush fruit with the plum sauce.
  5. Place kebabs on rack in the grill or on a broiler pan.
  6. Cook 5 minutes, turning frequently.


  1. Plum sauce can be found in the Asian foods section of your local grocery store.