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Sautéed Asian Pears With Citrus Zest

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

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

How to Make It

  1. 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.