Odd Couples: 5 Weird Food Pairings That Shouldn’t Be Delicious But Are!

Fruit and Chile

Mexican Fruit Cups

This might sound strange, but many people love to sprinkle salt on fresh fruits like watermelon and papaya. But chile? Who wants spicy fruit??

Uh, we do. On a hot summer day, the most refreshing street food you’ll find in Mexico are cups of freshly sliced jícama, pineapple, mango and watermelon bathed in a chile limón sauce. It’s a simply divine bite of sweet, tart and spicy.

There are many creative ways to incorporate chile and fruits. Check out  these watermelon paletas and this incredible mango gazpacho for starters.

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