Spiced Orange Slices with Honey

Spiced Orange Slices with Honey


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This makes a great dessert or a perfect finish to a tagine lunch or dinner especially in winter when Navel oranges are in season. Ras El Hanout has no salt or dominant flavours so it works equally well with savoury or sweet.

Herbie's Spices New South Wales, Australia

Serves: 6 

  • 1/2 cup (125ml) fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) water
  • 6 tablespoons room-temperature honey
  • 2 teaspoons Herbie's Spices Ras el Hanout
  • 4 medium-sized oranges

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:6min  ›  Extra time:15min cooling  ›  Ready in:31min 

  1. Combine the liquids with the honey and Ras el Hanout in a small saucepan and bring to the boil.
  2. Simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes until it is thick and syrupy, then remove from heat and allow to cool.
  3. Meanwhile, peel the oranges, removing excess pith, and slice into 1cm thick rounds. Flick out any seeds as you slice.
  4. Arrange the orange slices on a deep platter or shallow bowl, and pour the cooled syrup over.
  5. Serve with plain yoghurt or cream.

Additional Tips

Ras el Hanout is a rare spice blend which can be used for either sweet or savoury foods, as it contains no salt and no assertive savory flavours.

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