The crunch of fresh fennel, the juiciness of mandarin oranges and the crispness of radishes all come together in a lime-kissed vinaigrette to make Fresh Fennel & Mandarin Salad an amazing combination of flavors and textures. A refreshing salad for a summer evening.
Fennel & Mandarin Salad Recipe
Tossed in a homemade lime-kissed vinaigrette, Fresh Fennel & Mandarin Salad is as flavorful as it is colorful! A fennel citrus salad will cool you off on a hot summer evening. With it’s mixture of textures and refreshing flavors, our fennel and orange salad is guaranteed to be the perfect addition to your collection of summertime recipes.
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- olive oil
- lime juice
- lime zest
- kosher salt
- cracked black pepper
- fresh fennel
- canned mandarin oranges
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The crunch of fresh fennel, the juiciness of mandarin oranges and the crispness of radishes all come together in a lime-kissed vinaigrette to make Fresh Fennel & Mandarin Salad an amazing combination of flavors and textures.
- 2 Tbs. olive oil
- 2 Tbs. chopped cilantro
- 2 Tbs. lime juice
- 2 tsp. lime zest
- 1/2 tsp. sugar
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp. cracked black pepper
- 1 (12 oz.) bulb fresh fennel, trimmed, thinly sliced, about 2 heaping cups
- 1 can (11 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained*
- 1/2 cup sliced radishes, cut in half moons, about 6 radishes
In serving bowl combine olive oil, cilantro, lime juice, lime zest, sugar, kosher salt and cracked black pepper until blended.
Add fennel, oranges and radishes. Toss until evenly coated.
Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve, tossing before serving.
Makes 4 servings.
*If you're lucky enough to find clementines or tangerines in your produce aisle during the summer please use them in place of the canned mandarin oranges! Just peel 2 clementines or tangerines, pull apart into segments and add to the salad for extra fresh flavor!