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Mango Slices, Caramelized (D, TNT)
Source: Self
Serves: 2

Ripe mango, approximately 1 pound
1 tbsp. butter
1 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tbsp. lime or lemon juice
2 tbsp. orange liqueur
2 tbsp. rum
2 large scoops vanilla, strawberry, or lemon ice cream
Slice of lime or lemon

Halve and peel the mango. Cut each half in 4 or 5 long slices.

Heat butter in heavy 9" skillet over moderately low heat. Add brown sugar and lime juice; stir. Add mango slices. Shake pan gently until fruit has softened and plumped a bit, 2 to 4 minutes, depending on ripeness.

Add liqueur and rum and tilt pan to flame. Shake for a moment until flame dies. Immediately divide between 2 dessert plates. Put a scoop of ice cream on each and serve at once, garnished with lime.

Poster's Notes:
Fast, easy, luscious: the same technique and flavoring as flamed bananas with the added beauty and perfume of mango slices. Vary the liquors to suit your taste and what you have on hand, substituting apricot, peach, or coconut liqueur for the orange, and bourbon or brandy for the rum.

Posted by Ray Bruman

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A