Yield
about 3 cups

Star anise delivers a spicy punch to this recipe. It is available in the spice section of major grocery stores and in Asian markets.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring first 5 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 10 to 12 minutes or until reduced by half. Remove and discard anise and bay leaf.

Step 2

Process reduced wine mixture, vinegar, and next 3 ingredients in a blender until smooth. Turn blender on high, and gradually add oil in a slow, steady stream. Serve dressing with mixed salad greens or grilled fish. Store in the refrigerator.

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