Sugar Coated Fruit Sticks

Mmmm yum! Love the sweet and the sour taste. This recipe should make about 10 full sticks of coated fruit.

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins

Cherry tomatoes, strawberries, seedless plum preserves, kiwi, etc
Shishkabob sticks
1 cup sugar
1 cup water

  1. Prepare the fruits by cutting off the inedible parts. Wash the fruits in saltwater, dry them off, and put them on shishkabob sticks.
  2. Boil the water and sugar together until the sugar turns into a golden color. Be careful not to burn the syrup. You can test by dipping a spoon in the syrup and then in cold water. If the sugar hardens immediately, then it's ready.
  3. When the syrup is ready, turn the heat to low and then take the fruit sticks and dip into the syrup. Then you can use styrofoam or similar materials to poke the bottom of the sticks so that the coated fruits are not touching a surface, or you can just put them on a oiled cutting board to cool off.

Seedless Plum Preserves 化核應子
I think these are absolute perfect with tomatoes. Like Romeo & Juliet. You can't enjoy tomatoes without these plum preserves. You can get them packaged like this. Just look for those four Chinese characters. Make sure you get them seedless/pitted.