Orange Slices w/Star Anise Thai-Style
How to Make Orange Slices w/Star Anise Thai-Style
- 1Combine the water, sugar and star anise pods in a medium saucepan.
Stir over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.
- 2Simmer the liquid until it is reduced to a generous 1 cup. This will take about 15 minutes. Remove pan from heat and stir in the orange blossom flower water. Remove star anise and set aside. Cover lid and chill until cold.
- 3Use a sharp knife and cut off the orange peel and white pith.
Slice oranges crosswise into 1/3" rounds. Set the oranges slices on a platter and pour the syrup over them. Garnish with the fresh mint. (If desired, garnish the fruit with the star anise that was set aside).