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Citrus Salad with Star Anise Syrup

Citrus Salad with Star Anise Syrup

Serving Size:Serves 8


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 whole star anise
  • 5 large ruby red or pink grapefruit
  • 4 Blood oranges



This colorful salad can be made one day ahead and chilled.


Dissolve sugar in water in a small heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring.  Add star anise and simmer 5 minutes.  Let stand off heat 30 minutes.  

Cut peel, including white pith, from fruit with a sharp knife.  Cut segments free from membranes into a bowl.  Squeeze juice from membranes into bowl.  Add syrup with star anise to fruit and juice and stir gently.  Remove star anise before serving if desired.
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