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Fennel Citrus Salad with Minted Strawberries & Kiwi - Spring Fruit Salad

Fennel Citrus Salad with zesty dressing & the cool green mint added to the strawberries highlights the flavours of the fruits to give a refined twist.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salads / Fruit Salads
Cuisine: International
Servings: 4 to 5
Author: Padma

Ingredients

  • 2 Navel Oranges
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Lemon
  • 2 Kiwis peeled and cut into thin circular slices
  • 10 Strawberries hulled and cut into heart shaped slices
  • 1 Fennel bulb halved, cored and thinly sliced lengthwise
  • Fennel fonds for garnish
  • Dressing for strawberries:
  • 1 teaspoon Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar divided
  • Citrus juices from cut fruits orange, lime & lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped Mint leaves
  • Salt to taste divided

Instructions

  • Using a sharp knife, cut off both ends of the orange, lime and lemon and slice the rind off. Slice along the membrane of each slice to remove without any skin. Cut out the segments, letting them fall into a bowl, along with the juice. Set aside.
  • Add all the ingredients under “dressing“ to the sliced strawberries and let it sit for 10 minutes for all the flavours to be infused into the strawberries.
  • Add sliced fennel to the bowl of citrus segments and toss together gently with sugar and a pinch of salt.
  • On a flat serving plate, layer the kiwi and strawberries and arrange the fennel-citrus slices on top.Garnish with fennel fonds or mint and serve.

Notes

Try experimenting with any other combination of fruits or dressing!!