Port-poached pears

Total time: 45m
Preparation Time: 45m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 202 Kcal, 1g Protein, 43g Carbohydrates, 0g Fat


  • 3 dl light port
  • 2 dl water
  • 100 g cane sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 0.5 grapefruit, rinsed with hot water, dabbed dry; use peeled zest only
  • 4 pear, peeled

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  • Bring the port and water to the boil along with all the other ingredients up to and including the grapefruit zest. Add the pears, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for approx. 10 mins. until just soft. Remove the pears, reduce the poaching liquid to a syrupy consistency for approx. 30 mins. Drizzle the liquid over the pears. Serve lukewarm.
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