The natural taste of oranges with mint infused in its juice is already delicious. This Mint-Orange Salad offers much more flavor, aroma and texture with its other ingredients such as raisins, almonds and cinnamon which have truly distinctive tastes. This might confuse your tongue a bit is surely worth it to have on the plate.
- Fresh Mint: Makes the juice minty once infused.
- Oranges: A flavor you can name.
- Raisins: The sweet and sour addition to this salad.
- Almonds: The crunch it brings.
- Cinnamon: The distinctive aroma.
- Soak: Soak the raisins with water for 10 minutes then drain. Set aside.
- Juice: Juice 2 oranges. Slice the remaining with white pith removed then set aside. Heat the juice over a medium heat for 2 minutes. Once removed from the saucepan, stir in the chopped mint leaves. After 10 minutes, filter the juice.
- Plate and Chill: Arrange the sliced oranges in a plate. Pour the mint-orange juice over the slices. Sprinkle the almonds and raisins. Sprinkle the ground cinnamon then chill. Let it stay in the refrigerator for 1 hour or more.
- Serve: Garnish with whole mint leaves, 3-4, then serve.
Tips and Variations
This salad is as good as is.
- In the fridge: You can leave this chilled for 3-4 days in the refrigerator later serving. Be sure to place in a container with cover.
Mint-Orange SaladPrint Recipe
- 6 oranges, peeled and sliced
- 20-30 leaves fresh mint, some whole and the rest chopped
- 10-15 pcs raisins
- 1 dash of ground cinnamon
- 4 tbsp almonds