Poached Bananas in Pomegranate and Jalapeno Syrup

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Recipe by Danzarth

I came up with this recipe when I was putting together my portfolio for culinary school. I wanted to do something a bit different, and I think I did just that. I served this with vanilla ice cream and sweetened whipped cream, and it worked out very well.

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  1. Combine all ingredients except bananas in saucepan over medium high heat, and bring to a boil.
  2. Halve bananas and remove peels. Place in boiling liquid and return to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until bananas are cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  3. Remove bananas. Continue to cook liquid, keeping at a bare simmer, until it is reduced to a thick syrup.
  4. Strain syrup to remove pieces of jalapeno and pour into squeeze bottle.

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