Hairy Bikers' fruit kebabs recipe

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Preparation Time20 mins
Cooking Time5 mins -10

You can grill or bbq these fruit skewers. The chocolate, orange and rum sauce is irresistible!


For the kebabs:

  • Good selection of fruit, cubed as necessary
  • Sesame seeds
  • Muscovado sugar or honey
  • Kebab sticks

For the sauce:

  • 200g good plain chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 2tbsp dark rum
  • 285ml double cream
  • 100g caster sugar




  1. Thread the kebabs up and sprinkle with the sesame seeds and the sugar (or honey). Cook on the fire or grill for about 3 mins until the sugar has caramelised and the fruit is scorched.
  2. In a bain-marie (a bowl lodged above a pan of boiling water) melt the chocolate. Then whisk in the cream and add the rum and orange juice. Watch the sauce doesn't crack or separate. Pour over the kebabs - bliss!
Top Tip for making Hairy Bikers' fruit kebabs

You can use whatver fruit you fancy for this - pineapple, pear, dates, apple, banana - but think of fruit that will caramelise.

Hairy Bikers

Simon King and David Myers are the fantastic duo that make up the Hairy Bikers and are best known as Si and Dave. The Hairy Bikers have several cookbooks published including How to Love Food and Lose Weight and Eat for Life. Hairy Biker recipes are always triple tested and try to be as fuss-free as possible so you can trust the timings. Si and Dave have also had several hit cooking shows as they remain as one of the UK’s favourite cookery duos.