Monday, August 29, 2011

Spicy Orange Granita

Here you have a perfect and refreshing snack to enjoy this summer!

Serves 6
Ingredients:

4 large oranges
1 lemon
2 cups of water
2/3 of a cup of sugar
a pinch of cinnamon
1/2 a teaspoon of chili powder
1/4 of teaspoon of cayenne pepper

Remove the skin from 2 oranges avoiding the white part. Set aside.
Zest the remaining 2 oranges and set aside.

In a small sauce pan combine 2 cups of water with the sugar, cinnamon and the orange skin, bring to a boil. Remove the orange skin and continue to boil for about 5 more minutes or until the water has reduce to half, creating a simple syrup. Set aside.
and bring to a boil...

Juice the orange and the lemon.

Combine the orange juice, lemon juice and the simple syrup, add the orange zest, and season with 1/2 teaspoon of chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper, mix everything together and refrigerate for about 4-6 hours. (Add some vodka if you want to.)




After 4-6 six hours in the freezer,the mixture will be frozen. Break the ice with a fork and serve. Garnish with an orange slice or a lemon slice and sprinkle with some cayenne pepper.

That's it! Enjoy!

To watch this Video Recipe click HERE!

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