Sautéed Asian Pears With Citrus Zest

4 servings


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2 Asian pears
1 tablespoon butter
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice


Peel, core, and slice 2 Asian pears (or other variety). Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a saucepan. Add 2 tablespoons brown sugar, stirring until melted. Add pear, 1 teaspoon grated orange rind, and 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice; cook 5 minutes or until pear is slightly tender. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon; divide among 4 plates. Allow pan juices to thicken; drizzle over pear.

Created date

April 2005