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Fresh Soursop - What to do with it? [moved from Manhattan]

I saw it today in Chinatown today but what would I do with it?

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  1. Eat it, if you like that kind of thing. In Malaysia, they just eat it fresh. Or you could juice it, etc.

    1. i like it only if it's ice cold

        1. Frsh soursop is a rare treat, and one of the great food experiences of my life. I had it in Jamaica. You don't eat the seeds (supposedly some toxicity therein), but the seeds are contained in a pulpy sac which has all the wonderful flavor. I read that it is a natural tranquilizer, and I believe it after having eaten a large one. I was put out for the afternoon. I have never seen it fresh in the US, and I have looked extensively when visiting family in Miami.

          Just eat it straight, no recipe needed.

          1. I love the flavor of soursop / guanabana! I would enjoy it chilled as is but also love it in smoothie form and in sorbet form.

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            1. re: seamunky

              I second the smoothie n' sorbet..............

            2. I just love it it is so good. Here in california you can find it in any hispanic market fresh when its in season and frozen when not I love Agua fresca de Guanabana it is so refreshing !

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              1. re: ChowKueen

                When is it in season in California? Not in the summer I guess, because I didn't see any. Why don't they ship it anywhere? And why can't I find it anytime in Miami?

                1. re: Steve

                  (Note the bit about Florida. :-) )

                  (Note the paragraph about postharvest handling at the bottom)

                  1. re: huiray

                    I had fresh soursop in Jamaica at the end of November.

              2. would have been nice to run a picture. Nebraska doesn't get much soursop.

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                  1. re: enbell

                    thank you for your suggestion.
                    Your photo looks a bit like Ayers Rock, is it?


                1. I had it every day when I was in Singapore, juiced and served over ice. Delicious!

                  1. Eat as is, make ice cream, make cheesecake, or juice it to make granita.