Fragrant Chai Poached Pears

By ThelmaEveSa
February 15, 2013
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Fragrant Chai Poached Pears

Author Notes: Pears poached tender in aromatic chai spices with sweet chai syrup and blackberriesThelmaEveSa

Serves: 4

  • 2 Firm Pears, peeled, stems intact
  • 1 quart Hot water
  • 10 Chai tea bags (1/2 cup loose leaf chai)
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  1. Steep tea in hot water for 10 minutes. Bring to a gentle simmer.
  2. Gently drop pears in and poach for 10 minutes on low simmer.
  3. Remove pot from heat and let pears cool in poaching liquid. Then remove pears and set aside.
  4. Add 1/2 cup sugar to poaching liquid and boil for 20 minutes or until a sweet syrup has been reduced.
  5. Slice pears in half lengthwise, remove core, and fan slice, keeping stem end intact. Fan out on plate, drizzle with sauce, and garnish with blackberries.

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