Fennel Salad Recipe with Cooking Video and Step by Step Instructions
from Thomas Sixt
Hi, I am a German Chef and Food Photographer. The imparting of cooking knowledge is my great passion. Everyone can cook for himself and with this website I would like to contribute to its success. Cooking questions I answer you gladly at the end of the articles. Have fun and good luck!
Here I show you my fennel salad recipe. This salad is healthy, quick to make and incredibly tasty.
My fennel salad has a spicy, subtle taste and thrives on contrasts: aniseed-spicy fennel versus sweet, juicy orange – full-fruity orange versus red pepper – nutty pine nuts versus roasted fennel.
So you’re in for some taste explosions: let yourself be surprised and carried away by the culinary delights.
Directly from my kitchen, I now show you how to prepare it with great pictures and a cooking video. Enjoy cooking and good luck!
Table of Contents
1. Prepare fennel salad fresh, the cooking pro tips and shopping list
For a wonderful smelling vegetable salad I have summarised the following advice for you:
- Get very fresh, firm and juicy fennel bulbs.
- The fennel bulb should be intact with no dry or brown spots.
- The cabbage of the fennel bulb should appear crisp green overall.
- You will still need juicy oranges for this vegetable salad variation.
- Spices: Do you have salt, pepper, brown sugar and chilli in your kitchen cupboard?
- Think about pine nuts, cashews or walnuts.
- A good quality old balsamic vinegar and olive oil for the marinade.
You can use the fresh fennel bulb completely, leftover fennel tastes great juiced!Preparation tip from chef Thomas Sixt
2. Recipe fennel salad
Below you will find the exact ingredients and step by step instructions with lots of photos.
By the way, you can send me a cooking question directly via the comment function!
Fennel salad recipe by cooking professional Thomas Sixt with cooking video and step-by-step instructions.
Fenchelsalat Rezept mit Schritt für Schritt Fotos und Kochvideo. Heute zeige ich Dir eine weitere Ideen der Fenchel-Zubereitung in Varianten. Erfahre Chefkoch Tipps und freu Dich auf einen leckeren Gemüsesalat. Ich wünsche Dir gutes Gelingen!
|250||g||fennel (I use organic vegetables)|
|1/4||tsp||Salt (I use primal salt or Himalayan salt)|
|4-6||pinches||black pepper grounded|
|1||tsp||Sugar (I use brown cane sugar)|
Oranges and dressing
|1||tbs||balsamico (gold variant 10 years and older)|
Decorate and refine
|1/2||tsp||red pepper (optional, sog. Schinus Früchte)|
|1||tbs||pine nuts (optional)|
Cut off the top and bottom 🙂 of the oranges and remove the skin with the white by making a diagonal cut. Hold the peeled orange in your hand and cut out the orange fillets over a bowl. Collect the orange juice in the bowl and keep the fillets ready. I show you how to fillet oranges in detail in a cooking school article with a cooking video.
Briefly roast the pine nuts in a little oil. Then put them in a bowl and season with salt. Set aside for serving.
Wash and dry the fennel bulb, remove the outer layer from the fennel depending on its condition. Opt for a fine cut here, fine strips and slices are just right! Use a slicer or a sharp knife.
Sauté a few slices of fennel in a pan without oil over a high heat and then set aside.
Season thinly sliced fennel herb with salt, pepper and sugar.
Knead the fennel herb vigorously with your hands and set aside.
Reduce the orange juice in a saucepan to three tablespoons.
Mix the orange juice with salt, pepper, sugar, balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
Marinate the fennel slaw with the orange balsamic dressing and arrange on a plate. Add the orange fillets and place the fried fennel slices attractively on top. Decorate with pine nuts and fennel slaw and serve sprinkled with pepper. Enjoy your meal!
3. Calories and nutritional values
4. What fennel salad goes with
This salad is excellent with fish, roast meat and poultry.