Citrus Compote

Southern Living
Citrus Compote Recipe
Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Trinda Gage
If there are leftovers, turn them into a zesty Citrus Smoothie.
6 servings


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2 navel oranges
2 blood oranges
2 tangerines
1 white grapefruit
1 pink grapefruit
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups gin
Lime rind strips


Peel, section, and seed oranges, tangerines, and grapefruit. Cut the rind of 1 orange into thin strips. Set fruit aside.

Bring orange rind strips, sugar, and gin to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat; simmer, stirring constantly, 15 minutes or until thickened.

Twist lime rind strips into 6 individual compotes; layer fruit sections in compotes. Pour warm syrup over fruit.

Created date

December 1999