Rambutan is often eaten all alone. It is widely used in Asian cuisine. This tropical fruit is also widely used in cocktails and fruit salads. Goes well with other tropical fruits, fresh mint and cane liqueurs. Rambutan is an excellent substitute for lychee. Retains its properties for one or two days at room temperature. For a longer preservation, wrap it in a perforated plastic bag.
The City of San Pablo from Philippines throw itself into this product. Every year during summer, different crop farms and lodging places celebrate their particular festivals of Rambutan, in order the attract tourists to the area, and to promote this tropical delicacy.
Originally from Southeast Asia, concretely from Malaysia.
68 calories in 100 grams. This fruit is rich in vitamin C, also in fiber, helps to improve constipation and cholesterol levels. In addition, is high in sodium, potassium and antioxidants, thus, make this fruit ideal for people with heart problems or hypertension.