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This raw shaved fennel salad is a perfect side dish for grilled fish. Light, fresh and crunchy: that's all I was looking for.

Shaved Fennel Salad

This raw shaved fennel salad is a perfect side dish for grilled fish. Light, fresh and crunchy: that's all I was looking for.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 220 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh fennel bulb
  • a handful fresh herbs of your choice
  • 2 tsp pink peppercorns
  • olive oil
  • white wine vinegar
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Wash the fennel bulb thoroughly and pat it dry with some kitchen paper. Then finely slice or shave the fennel using a very sharp knife or a mandolin slicer.
  2. This raw shaved fennel salad is a perfect side dish for grilled fish. Light, fresh and crunchy: that's all I was looking for.
  3. Transfer the shaved fennel to a large mixing bowl. Add the roughly shredded fresh herbs of your choice.
  4. This raw shaved fennel salad is a perfect side dish for grilled fish. Light, fresh and crunchy: that's all I was looking for.
  5. Stir the fennel and herbs well. Then drizzle with a little bit of olive oil and white wine vinegar.
  6. This raw shaved fennel salad is a perfect side dish for grilled fish. Light, fresh and crunchy: that's all I was looking for.
  7. Stir well again. Season the fennel salad with a sprinkle of pepper and salt. Add the pink peppercorns as well.
  8. This raw shaved fennel salad is a perfect side dish for grilled fish. Light, fresh and crunchy: that's all I was looking for.
  9. Stir all the ingredients again and then check the seasoning of the salad. Add extra pepper, salt or white wine vinegar to taste if necessary. Stir one last time. Serve the fennel salad immediately at room temperature.
  10. This raw shaved fennel salad is a perfect side dish for grilled fish. Light, fresh and crunchy: that's all I was looking for.