Orange and Kiwi Compote with Toasted Almonds

By February 25, 2011Uncategorized


3/4 cup water

1/3 cup sugar

2 whole cardamom pods, crushed

2 whole allspice

1 cinnamon stick

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 large oranges, peel and white pith removed, cut crosswise into 1/3-inch-thick slices

3 kiwis, peeled, cut crosswise into 1/3-inch-thick slices

2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted


Stir first 5 ingredients in small saucepan over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer until liquid is syrupy and slightly reduced, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.  Arrange orange and kiwi slices in shallow bowl. Pour hot syrup and spices over fruit. Chill at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours. Sprinkle almonds over; serve.

Bon Appetit-January, 2000


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