Vanilla Ice Cream With Litchis And Crystallized Ginger
- 1 can litchis in syrup - (11 oz)
- 2 orange slices
- 2 tablespoons Cointreau (or other orange liqueur)
- 1 tablespoon minced crystallized ginger - (generous)
- Vanilla ice cream, for serving
Drain litchis from syrup into heavy small saucepan. Place litchis in medium bowl. Add orange slices to syrup and boil until syrup thickens, about 10 minutes. Remove orange slices from syrup. Pour syrup over litchis. Mix in Cointreau and ginger. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
Scoop ice cream into bowls. Spoon litchis and syrup over.
This recipe yields 2 servings; can be doubled.