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Watercress, Jicama, And Orange Salad

Courses: Salads
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlOrange juice
1 tablespoon 15mlRed wine vinegar
1 tablespoon 15mlHoney
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCrushed aniseed
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne pepper
1/4 cup 59mlOlive oil
6   Navel oranges
4 cups 948mlMatchstick-size strips peeled jicama
  = (from abt 2 1/2 lbs)
2   Sliced pimientos - (4 oz ea) - drained
1/4 cup 4g / 0.1ozChopped fresh cilantro
2   Large bunche watercress - thick stems trimmed

Recipe Instructions

Whisk first 5 ingredients in small bowl to blend. Gradually whisk in oil. Season with salt and pepper. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Rewhisk before using.)

Remove peel and white pith from oranges. Working over large bowl to catch juices and using small sharp knife, cut oranges between membranes to release segments into bowl. Add jicama, pimientos, and cilantro. Add dressing and toss to coat. Season salad with salt and pepper.

Divide watercress among 8 plates. Top with orange salad and serve.

This recipe yields 8 servings.

Bon Appetit, December 2002


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