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Rambutan is a small round fruit the size of a lychee with thin leathery skin.The skin is covered with soft small spikes that are green to dark red. The firm, white flesh is juicy and has a lovely sweet taste. Every rambutan has a large inedible seed.
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Rambutan tips

When is a rambutan ready to eat?

Rambutans are ripe when the skin is loose and comes off easily. The small hairy spines should be green to red.

temp of Rambutan

Storage advice

Keep rambutan in the fridge.


How to prepare rambutan?

Score the fruit right around and remove the skin. There is a hard seed in the fruit.


Preparation Tips

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  • An exciting addition to a salad.
  • Lovely in salsas and jams or chutneys.
  • Make sweets from rambutan, chocolate and coconut.

Recipes with Rambutan

Rambutan rolls with raw ham
Rambutan rolls with raw ham
Fruitsalad with rambutan
Fruitsalad with rambutan
Noodles salad with rambutan
Noodles salad with rambutan
Rambutan rolls with raw ham
Rambutan rolls with raw ham
Fruitsalad with rambutan
Fruitsalad with rambutan
Noodles salad with rambutan
Noodles salad with rambutan
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Origin EAT ME Rambutan

Rambutan  - IndonesiaIndonesia Rambutan  - MalaysiaMalaysia Rambutan  - ThailandThailand Rambutan  - VietnamVietnam

Did you know...

  • rambutans grow in warm tropical climates on a tree in bunches of 5 to 20 pieces.
    A rambutan tree can grow up to 20 meters in height.

  • the name rambutan comes from the Malaysian word 'rambut' which means hair.

  • this fruit has been used for hundreds of years as a traditional medicine for diabetes, nausea and headaches.

  • rambutans are harvested with more fruit left on the branches. This way the rambutan is less prone to be damaged and will stay fresh much longer. 

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