sous vide fruit bruschetta

Compressed Exotic Fruit Bruschetta


Step out of your comfort zone and experiment with sous vide recipes starring exotic fruit.


Fruit Salad Bruschetta:

3 kiwi fruits, sliced ¼ inch thick
1 dragon fruit, sliced ¼ inch thick
1 C jackfruit, cleaned and seeded
1 C rambutan, peeled and seeded
3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp fresh mint chiffonade
1 Tbsp fresh cilantro chiffonade
12 pieces of baguette crostini
½ C Greek yogurt
2 Tbsp honey



2 C white sugar
2 C water
10 pieces cilantro stems
½ C yuzu juice


Star Fruit Chips:

2 star fruit, sliced ¼ inch thick
1 Tbsp sumac



  • Sous vide circulator
  • Sous vide pouch and sealer
  • Baking sheet


Prepping time: 20 minutes / Cooking time: 40 minutes (excludes sous vide cooking)


4 servings


For the Syrup:

  1. In a small saucepot, combine water, sugar, cilantro stems, and yuzu juice and bring to a simmer to fully dissolve sugar and thicken, 7-10 minutes.
  2. Set aside to cool.


For the Fruit Salad:

  1. Separate kiwi, dragon fruit, jackfruit, and rambutan in individual bags by type, then pour ½ cup of syrup in each sous vide bag and seal/compress. Marinate for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove the sous vide fruit from the bags and reserve the liquid.
  3. Rough chop (or brunoise) the fruits, mix in a bowl, and toss with 1 tablespoon oil, mint, and cilantro.


For the Star Fruit Chips:

  1. Slice the star fruit with a knife or use a mandolin.
  2. Dip each slice in remaining syrup, then lay out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or silicone mat.
  3. Sprinkle with sumac and bake in oven at 250°F/121°C for 10–15 minutes or until star fruit has dried into a chip.


To Serve:

  1. Cut baguettes diagonally into ½-inch slices and place on a baking tray.
  2. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of olive oil over baguette pieces and bake in oven at 350°F/176.6°C for 10 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  3. Once finished, set aside to cool.
  4. Spread a thin layer of Greek yogurt onto a crostini and top with compressed fruit salad.
  5. Garnish with a dried star fruit chip and drizzle with honey.

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