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Gingered Papaya Sundaes

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Ingredients
  Firm ripe papaya 1
  Limes 2 Large
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Slivered candied ginger/Thinly slivered crystallized ginger 2 Tablespoon
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla ice cream 1 Pint
Directions

Peel papaya and cut in half lengthwise; scoop out seeds.
Cut papaya halves crosswise into Vi-inch-thick slices.
Pare a strip or two of peel colored part only from one lime; cut into enough thin slivers to make 1/2 teaspoon or remove peel with a zesting tool.
Squeeze enough fruit to make 2 tablespoons juice.
Cut remaining lime into thin slices; set aside.
Melt butter in a wide frying pan over medium heat.
Add papaya, ginger, and sugar.
Cook until hot, gently turning papaya slices 2 to 4 minutes.
Stir in lime peel and lime juice.
Spoon papaya mixture into 4 shallow dessert bowls and moisten with pan juices.
Top each portion with a scoop of ice cream and a few lime slices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Interest: 
Quick

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