With 6 mango trees around the retreat one can say that mangoes are plentiful at the moment. But what to do with so many of them? I wanted to make a dessert that truly brought out the mango ness without having to bake it or mix it with another ingredients. Now why not try this one:

Grilled mango, southern comfort honey glaze, icing sugar

Ingredients:

  • 4 ripe mangoes
  • Southern Comfort 60ml
  • Splash of lime juice
  • Teaspoon of sugar
  • Honey
  • Sesame seeds
  • Icing sugar for the final touch

Directions

Heat the grill to medium for direct grilling. Slice the mangoes in 2 pieces from the pit. Score the flesh of the mangoes in a criss cross pattern, taking care not to cut into the skin. Pop the flesh by holding the skin side and pushing up. Place cut-side down on grill, until slightly charred, about 1 minute.

In a saucepan on low heat, mix your Southern comfort, lemon juice, honey & sesame seeds and bring to the boil.

Transfer the mangoes to a platte and immediately drizzle with the Southern comfort, honey juice and sprinkle with icing sugar. Serve with your favourite vanilla ice cream

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