Orange Jello Kanten
Kanten is a Japanese gelatin dessert, traditionally made from agar agar. Gelatin works just fine and the outcome is identical. A great variation of the standard plain kanten, the orange wedges and sherbet make this a very popular recipe.
2 (.25 oz.) pkts. unflavored gelatin ¼ c. water 1 (11 oz.) can mandarin oranges Syrup from mandarin oranges 2 c. boiling water 3 TB sugar 2 (3 o.) pkg. orange jello 1 pint orange sherbet
In a small mixing bowl; dissolve gelatin in ¼ cup of water. Reserve. In a mixing bowl; combine boiling water with sugar, orange jello and syrup from mandarin oranges. Stir in gelatin mixture. Stir in sherbet; stirring until completely melted. Add oranges. Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight.
If using a mold, for service: unmold just before serving. Serves 10-12.