See how it tastes on this episode of Emmy Eats Lychee … Lychee seed contain parts of hypoglycins like those found in the akee. All of these fruit vary in quality, depending on cultivar and growing conditions. Rambutan is slightly higher in calories than lychee, but it makes up for it by its fiber content. It's more of a novelty plant and will be unlikely to ever bear fruit or grow to maturity (unless you have a greenhouse). They, and presumably the seed of near lychee relatives, are toxic and should never be consumed.

Like many other tropical fruits, such as avocado, lychee is not a natural choice for indoor gardeners. Overview Information Lychee is a tree. Still, it can be fun to sprout these seeds in an attempt to grow an attractive plant. Lychees are indigenous to China, where they have a been in cultivation for over 2,000 years. It pairs well with banana, coconut, mango, passion fruit, and pineapple.

Eating fresh lychee (Litchi chinensis) a lovely white-fleshed fruit with a nubbly pink shell. Once we got to Vietnam I saw the fresh lychees and was also introduced to the longan. There are three ways of eating lychee: Fresh Lychee is the most preferred way, eat it alone or consume in fruit salads or make juices.You can also prepare a Hawaiian Stuffed Lychee Recipe with fresh lychee fruits, macadamia nuts, and mild creamy cheese. The Lychee has a hard shell surrounding a very soft and sweet fruit that is perfect for snacking on or making a martini with.
Today they are grown on every continent except Antarctica, and they are famed as the "King of Fruits." Despite worldwide distribution, they remain one of China's best kept secrets.

If the fruit is picked straight from the tree or purchased fresh you can visually tell them apart. When used in a similar manner to strawberries, lychee's an interesting addition to green garden salads as well. Inside, the fruit has an off-white (or maybe pinkish) color and tastes like grapes. Lychee is commonly included in fresh fruit salads along with other tropical fruits. You can even add lychee and cashews to oatmeal for a yummy breakfast treat. Like lychee, rambutan boasts many nutritional benefits and contains a plethora of vitamins and minerals. People take lychee for cough, fever, pain, to invigorate the body, and to promote urination. It’s commonly eaten raw. The fruit was delicious and I quickly became a fan of the rambutan fruit. You can also use it to garnish lychee martini. The quality is reflected by the price range observed at a Thailand market. The fruit is eaten as a food and used for medicine. ; Canned Lychee is widely used in making fruit salads, shakes, icecreams. All three tropical fruits are indicative of Asia. The unpeeled rambutan fruit skin is red (like a lychee) but the rambutan is also covered in distinct red, spiny hairs.