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Cranberry Compote

Recipe By: N. Jay Sorensen, RD

Serving Size: 12    Preparation Time: 0:10

Categories: Fruits


   4            cups  cranberries -- fresh

  1            cup  water

   ½          cup  orange juice -- freshly squeezed

  1            cup  sugar

  1            tablespoon  ginger -- finely grated

  1            tablespoon  shallot -- finely chopped

  1            tablespoon  light molasses

                salt -- to taste


In a large heavy saucepan combine cranberries, 1 cups water, 1/2 cup fresh orange juice, sugar, ginger, and chopped shallots. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Cook over medium high heat until cranberries begin to burst, about ten minutes. Stir in molasses. Season with salt. Remove from heat and cool. Chill until cold, about three hours.