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Braised Fennel

Photo: Cedric Angeles


Makes 6 servings

Serve Braised Fennel with Blackened Rockfish with Pepper Jam.


  • 2 (2-inch-long) orange rind strips
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 fennel bulbs, trimmed, cored, and cut into wedges
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large skillet covered with a tight-fitting lid over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover; cook 5 minutes or until fennel is tender and liquid is syrupy. Stir in salt.