3-ingredient mango cheeks in grapefruit syrup

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Devan Grimsrud

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
mangoes
grapefruits
200 g sugar
375 ml water
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • fine grater
  • citrus press
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • saucepan
  • whisk
  • peeler

Nutrition per serving

Cal
302
Protein
1 g
Fat
1 g
Carb
70 g
  • Step 1/3

    Zest grapefruits. Halve zested grapefruit and juice ¾ of them, segmenting and reserving the remaining half for serving.
    • grapefruits
    • fine grater
    • citrus press
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Zest grapefruits. Halve zested grapefruit and juice ¾ of them, segmenting and reserving the remaining half for serving.

  • Step 2/3

    Add grapefruit juice to a saucepan with sugar and water. Heat over medium-low until sugar is dissolved, whisking often. Bring to a boil then let simmer for approx. 20 min., or until it’s starting to look like a thick, orange syrup. Cool completely in the fridge, approx. 60 min., then add half the grapefruit zest.
    • 200 g sugar
    • 375 ml water
    • saucepan
    • whisk

    Add grapefruit juice to a saucepan with sugar and water. Heat over medium-low until sugar is dissolved, whisking often. Bring to a boil then let simmer for approx. 20 min., or until it’s starting to look like a thick, orange syrup. Cool completely in the fridge, approx. 60 min., then add half the grapefruit zest.

  • Step 3/3

    Peel mango and cut off mango cheeks. Slice thinly and transfer to a serving plate and pour chilled grapefruit syrup over the top. Garnish with grapefruit zest and reserved segments of grapefruit. Enjoy cold!
    • mangoes
    • peeler

    Peel mango and cut off mango cheeks. Slice thinly and transfer to a serving plate and pour chilled grapefruit syrup over the top. Garnish with grapefruit zest and reserved segments of grapefruit. Enjoy cold!