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Anise Citrus Compote

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Aniseed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oranges 6
  Grapefruit 3
  Lime 1
Directions

Combine first 3 ingredients.
Bring to boil and simmer 5 minutes; strain.
Peel oranges and grapefruit, removing all white part.
Cut oranges in half and slice.
Cut out grapefruit sections; squeeze about 1/2 cup juice from remaining membrane and add to anise syrup.
Arrange half the orange slices in deep bowl, then add grapefruit sections (reserve 3 for top) and remaining orange slices.
Top with reserved grapefruit sections.
Cover with anise syrup and chill.
At serving time, top with a lime rose: with a sharp knife, start at one end of lime and peel off a spiral strip about 1/2 inch wide, going around lime to other end.
Twist to form a rose.
Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Method: 
Boiled
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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