Asian Pears With Ginger-Maple Syrup
Asian Pears Syrup
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:05:11 AM. Recipe ID 30037. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Asian pears with ginger-maple syrup
Categories: Desserts, Fruits
Yield: 6 Servings
1/4 c Water
1 tb Matchstick size pieces
-peeled fresh ginger
1 c Pure maple syrup
2 tb Whiskey or brandy
1 ts Fresh lemon juice
1 ts Grated lemon peel
1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
4 7 oz. chilled Asian pears
2 tb Finely chopped crystallized
1 tb Finely chopped fresh mint
Combine 1/4 cup water and fresh ginger in heavy medium saucepan.
Cover; simmer until ginger is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in syrup,
whiskey, lemon juice, lemon peel and nutmeg. Simmer 10 minutes to
blend flavors, stirring occasionally. (Can be made 2 days ahead.
Cover; chill. Bring to simmer before continuing).
Slice pears into rounds. Overlap rounds on each plate. Drizzle sauce
over. Top with crystallized ginger and mint. Yield: 6 servings
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