Mojito Melon Kabobs

Mojito Melon Kabobs

Colorful fruit kabobs are flavored with a mint-infused marinade.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

appetizers

2
limes
1 1/2
lb assorted melons, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 5 cups)
1/3
cup sugar
1/3
cup dark rum, if desired
3
tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves
12
bamboo skewers (5 or 6 inch)
  1. Grate 2 tablespoons peel from limes. Cut each lime in half crosswise; squeeze halves over small bowl to remove 6 tablespoons juice.
  2. Place melon cubes in 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag. Sprinkle lime peel and pour lime juice over melon. Add sugar, rum and mint. Seal bag; turn to coat melon.
  3. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors but no longer than 24 hours. To serve, thread 4 or 5 melon cubes on each skewer. Discard marinade.
Makes 12 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
"Mojito" typically refers to a cocktail made with lime juice, sugar, mint leaves and rum. We've taken those same flavors and turned them into a refreshing appetizer.
One-third cup frozen (thawed) limeade concentrate can be substituted for the rum.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 10mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.