Chinese Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Salad
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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
170 Calories
1g Fat
41g Carbs
3g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Protein 3g
Calcium 36mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

There are no hard and fast rules for preparing a fruit salad so feel free to use whatever fresh fruits are available. The main thing is to look for a variety of colors and textures.

For this recipe, we recommend using Chinese Peaches, they are sweeter than many other types of peaches and a symbol of longevity in Chinese culture. However, any other type of peach can be substituted.

As an added touch, feel free to garnish the salad with a few mint leaves if desired.


  • 2 tablespoons sugar, as desired
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 1 banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup mango slices, fresh or canned
  • 2 kiwi fruit
  • 1 large peach
  • 3 to 4 Large strawberries

Steps to Make It

  1. Mix together the sugar and almond extract. Stir in the five-spice powder. Set aside.

  2. Peel and slice the banana. If using fresh mango, peel and slice the mango. Cut the stems off the kiwi fruit and pare off the skin. Lay the kiwi on its side and slice. Wash and thinly slice the peach. Wash and hull the strawberries, and cut in half.

  3. In a bowl, lay the banana slices in a ring around the edge. Lay the Kiwi slices in the middle. Sprinkle a bit of the sugar mixture over. Spread the mango slices over top of the bananas and kiwi. Sprinkle a bit of sugar over. Lay the peach slices around the edge of the dish. Sprinkle again. Lay the strawberries in the middle, and sprinkle the remaining sugar on top.

  4. Cover and chill before serving.