Lemon Grass Spiced Poached Pears

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 Asian pears, peeled and cored
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 stalk lemon grass, halved
Directions

Slice the pears in half. Coat with lemon juice to prevent browning.

In a saucepot, add the sugar and water and bring to a boil to make a syrup. Reduce to a simmer and add the pear halves, cinnamon, nutmeg, honey, and lemon grass. Continue to cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until pears are tender, but not falling apart.


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