Pan-fried pears with ginger & chilli butter

Pan-fried pears with ginger & chilli butter

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 3 mins - 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Try pan-fried pears with ginger & chilli butter for an indulgent dessert

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal154
  • fat10g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre3g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.2g
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Ingredients

  • 4 not too ripe pears (we used Conference)
    Pear

    Pear

    pair

    Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped or 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
    Chillies

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • 2 tsp freshly grated ginger or 1 tsp ground ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • crème fraîche or yogurt, to serve

Method

  1. Peel the pears and cut into quarters, then remove the cores. Heat a heavy-based frying pan over a medium heat. Add the butter and when it starts to foam, add the chilli and ginger. Stir well to combine, then add the pear quarters.

  2. Cook for 1-2 mins on each side or until tender and lightly golden. Serve with some crème fraîche or yogurt, if you like.

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Comments (2)

tussikind's picture
4

tasty with smoked fish! easy to make and a solid meal in the "pear-season"

chris19755's picture
4

Excellent, re-freshing and easy

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