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Spiced Poached Feijoas

Spiced Poached Feijoas

Spiced Poached Feijoas

Serves: makes about 5 jars

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 10 minutes



2kg fresh feijoas
4 cups water

2 cups raw sugar
4cm fresh ginger piece, peeled and sliced
8 cardamom pods
4 cinnamon sticks

4 star anise 



In a large preserving pot combine water, sugar, fresh ginger and spices. Heat gently and stir until the sugar has dissolved then continue to simmer for 2 to 3 minutes

Peel and cut feijoas in to quarters, add to pot and poach for 5 to 6 minutes

Remove feijoas using a slotted spoon and arrange in sterilised jars, dividing the spices between jars 

Pour over hot syrup and seal with lids

Sealed jars should last 3 months or opened in the refrigerator for 2 weeks