Ginger and Mint Citrus Salad

Ginger and Mint Citrus Salad

What better way to get your daily dose of vitamin C than with a healthy-sized portion of this citrus mint salad.

YIELDS

Serves 8 to 10 people

PREP TIME

30 minutes

INGREDIENTS

What you need

  • 4 navel oranges
  • 2 pink grapefruits
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 lime
  • 1 cup (200g) Redpath ® Granulated Sugar
  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 1 ” piece of ginger root, peeled & sliced into rounds
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves, torn
  • 1 piece star anise

INSTRUCTIONS

How to prepare

1. In a small pot combine Redpath Granulated Sugar, water, star anise, and sliced ginger. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat once sugar is dissolved. Add half ¼ cup mint leaves. Cool then strain the liquid, discarding solids.

2. Remove outer skin from all citrus fruit, including the white pith. Discard skin. Slice citrus into ¼” thick rounds. Place in a large bowl and toss with remaining ¼ cup mint leaves.

3. Drizzle cooled syrup over the fruit 2 tablespoons at a time, tossing fruit and adding more syrup as needed.