Buko Lychee Salad Recipe

September 4, 2014
(Last Updated On: November 21, 2014)

How to cook Buko Lychee Salad

Most of Filipinos love Buko Salad; in fact, it is always present on holidays like birthdays, Christmas and New Year. That being said, sometimes you get tired of the usual buko salad and then you thought of something new to make this tropical dessert more tasty and delicious to prepare during those special occasions. So here is the Buko Lychee Salad Recipe – a much more delightful version of buko salad that we are used to. This might be your next favorite dessert to add to your menu in the following holidays.

Preparing this Buko Lychee Salad Recipe is very simple and you can get this done in no time. This dessert is also ideal to serve on summer, since coconut and lychee have a cooling effect to our body which will fully refresh us during hot days.

Now here is how to make this delectable and nutritious Buko Lychee Salad.

buko lychee salad

Buko Lychee Salad Ingredients

  • 1 can Lychee in Syrup
  • 2 1/2 cups Fresh Buko Juice (young coconut water)
  • 3 envelopes of unflavoured Gelatin powder
  • 3 1/2 cups grated Buko meat (fresh young coconut)
  • 1 (250ml) All-Purpose cream
  • ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • Vanilla ice cream, to top

buko lychee salad prep

Buko Lychee Salad Instructions:

  • Pour in a saucepan the young coconut water then dissolve the gelatin powder and let it boil for 2 minutes.
  • Simmer for until the gelatin powder is completely dissolved, cooking time will take about 4 minutes.
  • In a 8×8 square dish, pour-in the Gelatin mixture. Let it cool then chill in the refrigerator until the Gelatin set to firm.
  • Once the Gelatin is firm, cut into small cubes then set aside.
  • Using the same dish, add in grated Buko meat (young coconut) and lychee.
  • Pour-in the sweetened condensed milk and All-Purpose cream to a separate bowl then mix well to completely combine.
  • Pour the Cream mixture over young coconut  meat, lychee and gelatin mixture then mix well.
  • Chill for 2 hours. When serving topped it with vanilla ice cream for a much flavorful experience. Enjoy!

buko lychee salad

Buko Lychee Salad Recipe is a much more delightful version of buko salad.

buko lychee salad



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  • Reply

    Ronilo Arellano

    September 10, 2014 at 2:51 am

    my Favorite desert!

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    Roland Savellano

    September 8, 2014 at 10:56 pm

    Yummy! Sarap nito!

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    Robert Pablo

    September 8, 2014 at 10:09 pm

    Lychee is the best food for diabetic person… But even though I am not diabetic I & My family Love it too —> Buko Lychee Salad Recipe Thumbs up!

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    Pamela Kumfer

    September 8, 2014 at 4:56 am

    Buko Lychee Salad Recipe this looks and sounds so good anything with coconut is so tasty

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    Shakeia Rieux

    September 7, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    I can’t wait to try this,it looks delicious

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    Faith Hazel Almario

    September 6, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Buko and Lychee is a good combination.

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    nikki robak

    September 6, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    This sounds so good I will try it, thanx for sharing.

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    lovely joy merced

    September 6, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    ang sarap ng buko salad, pero mas masarap siguro to kasi may lychee!

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    Karen Bernarte

    September 6, 2014 at 12:39 am

    Great recipe, pwedeng pang noche buena to!:D

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    Jackielyn Catalla

    September 5, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    This is mouth-watering. I will prepare this one next weekend πŸ™‚

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    Claidelyn de Leyola

    September 5, 2014 at 11:37 am

    The looks is so tempting. Buko Salad plus Lychee is a very perfect combination.. I’m craving for something like this due too hot weather.. I will definitely try this at home.. I can’t just wait to taste this wonderful recipe. I’m sure my family would love this πŸ™‚

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    Mona Verdida

    September 5, 2014 at 10:21 am

    My mom always makes this and your recipe is a bit similar to hers, but I’d like to try putting some vanilla ice cream in it because I haven’t tried that before πŸ˜€

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    Terri Ramsey Beavers

    September 5, 2014 at 10:13 am

    This looks so good. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    editha gungab

    September 5, 2014 at 9:33 am

    i like to try this recipe for my family i am very sure my well like it very much…..

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    sherry ann gole cruz

    September 5, 2014 at 7:52 am

    yummy,a refeshing dessert for my kids

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    Kristine Agtarap

    September 5, 2014 at 1:32 am

    Will do this for the family! Thanks for the wonderful recipe πŸ˜€

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