Raw Fennel Salad with Orange Curry Dressing

  • serves 4-6

Note: a mandolin is a classic French cutting tool capable of very thin slicing, these slices are the key to the lightness of this salad. The salad is still very good made with normally sliced fennel, just slice as thinly as possible.

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Directions for: Raw Fennel Salad with Orange Curry Dressing



½ cup extra virgin olive oil

¼ cup white wine vinegar

2 Tbsp Dijon mustard

½ cup orange marmalade

2 Tbsp fennel seeds

½ tsp vanilla extract

2 Tbsp anise liqueur

1 Tbsp curry powder

½ tsp salt

½ tsp pepper


2 bulb fennel, fronds reserved, thinly sliced on mandolin

2 oranges, peeled and cut in segments



1. Pour the olive oil, vinegar, Dijon, marmalade, fennel seeds, vanilla, liqueur, curry powder, salt and pepper to your blender and pulse to create a smooth vinaigrette.


1. Toss the thinly sliced fennel with about one quarter of the vinaigrette. Keep the remainder in the fridge for your next salad. Finish by adding the orange segments and reserved fronds. Serve and share.

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