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    Half-Moon Bay Poached Plums

    Half-Moon Bay Poached Plums. Photo by Chef #848413

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Chef #848413's Note:

    Red Beaut Plums are mildly sweet. The Half-Moon Bay Orange Muscat Wine infuses flavor into these plums as they are slowly poached.

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    1. 1
      Peel plums, cut in half, remove pits and place in a bowl of lemon water.
    2. 2
      Combine wine, sugar, cinnamon stick, cloves, anise, bay leaves, orange juice, lime juice, orange zest and lime zest into a shallow braising pan. Bring to a full boil and reduce to a slow simmer. Place plums in and cover with a sheet of bakers paper.
    3. 3
      Poach plums 15-20 minutes or until they are tender. Remove plums with a slotted spoon and hold warm for service.
    4. 4
      Strain wine sauce with a chinoise or fine sive. Bring to a full boil and reduce to a slow simmer. Reduce sauce by half or about 10 minutes.
    5. 5
      In a small bowl wisk together arrowroot and cold water. Slowly wisk arrowroot into the wine sauce. Wisk sauce for 3-4 minutes or until thickened. Remove wine sauce from heat and hold warm for service.
    6. 6
      Add heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract and 1 teaspoon fine sugar to a chilled steel bowl and whip heavy cream until firm.
    7. 7
      Dizzle wine sauce over the bottom of a warm plates. Place one plum pit side down and drizzle warm wine sauce over the plum.
    8. 8
      Garnish plates with Fresh Red Raspberries, Fresh Strawberries and Whipped Cream.

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    Nutritional Facts for Half-Moon Bay Poached Plums

    Serving Size: 1 (203 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 218.9
    Calories from Fat 118
    Total Fat 13.1 g
    Saturated Fat 7.8 g
    Cholesterol 44.9 mg
    Sodium 15.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 25.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
    Sugars 17.2 g
    Protein 2.1 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    orange muscat dessert wine


    star anise

    lime zest

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