Citrus Compote With Honey and Golden Raisins

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, combine the wine, orange juice and honey.
  2. Split the vanilla bean in half lengthwise and, using the tip of a knife, scrape the seeds into the pan.
  3. Add the pod and bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, until the liquid is reduced to about 1 cup, about 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from the heat and stir in the raisins.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool.
  7. Using a sharp knife, cut a thick slice off the top and bottom of each orange to reveal the flesh.
  8. Then, standing each orange upright on a cutting surface, cut off the peel and white membrane in thick, wide strips.
  9. Working with 1 orange at a time, hold the orange over a bowl and cut along either side of each segment to free it from the membrane, letting the segments drop into the bowl.
  10. Repeat this same technique with the grapefruits, using the tip of the knife to remove any seeds.
  11. Peel the kiwifruits.
  12. Cut each into 8 wedges and add to the oranges and grapefruits.
  13. Add the cooled liquid and raisins, removing the vanilla pod, and stir.
  14. To serve, spoon the fruit into individual bowls.
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Wow! This is one of those recipes that completely exceeded my expectations. I was amazed at how intense and sweet the flavor was. As someone without much experience with citrus, I also loved the detailed instructions. I halved the liquid ingredients and used 3 oranges, 1 tangerine, and 2 kiwis. It did take more like 25-30 minutes for the liquid to reduce on my stove, but the result was well worth it. Thanks for a healthy and delicious treat, Mimi.