Clementine —often called Christmas orange — in the form of sorbet is the ideal palate cleanser after a heavy meal.
Prep time:30 minutes
Total time:30 minutes, plus refrigeration
Yield:About 1 quart
1/2 cupwhite sugar
1 tablespoonorange zest
3 cupsclementine juice (about 4 pounds of fruit)
1/2 cupcoconut milk, chilled
Bring water to boil. Slowly add sugar and zest. Stir until dissolved. Remove from heat and cool, about 30 minutes. Strain contents through a metal sieve into a mixing bowl.
While contents cool, halve clementines and juice, yielding about 3 cups. Add juice to mixing bowl. To catch pulp and seeds, pour through metal sieve. Add coconut milk and stir until blended, about 1 minute.
Pour contents into ice cream maker container. Stir periodically until almost frozen, about 3 hours. Serve immediately.