- 4 navel oranges
- 1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries, picked over
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier
using a sharp paring knife, peel the oranges, removing the skin and all the bitter white pith. Working over a bowl to catch the juice, cut in between the membranes to release the sections. Reserve the orange sections and juice in separate bowls.
In a nonreactive medium saucepan, combine the cranberries with the sugar and 1/4 cup of the reserved orange juice. Cook over low heat, stirring often, until the cranberries pop and soften, about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the orange sections and Grand Marnier. Refrigerate the compote until cool.