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Salad of Shaved Fennel, Oranges and Candied Pecans

Yields1 Serving
 3 tbs olive oil
 2 tbs white wine vinegar
 2 cups of baby rocket leaves
 2 medium fennel bulbs, halved and thinly sliced
 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
 3 small Valencia oranges, peeled and thinly sliced
  1/2 cup of pecans halved and quartered
 1 tsp raw honey
 1/2 tsp. sea salt
 A pinch of cayenne pepper
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1. To make the candied pecans, preheat the oven 400F/200C and toss the pecans with raw honey into a small bowl. Add the salt and cayenne pepper, tossing to coat. (Add a little hot water to the raw honey to make it less sticky for coating)

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2. Spread the pecans onto a small baking sheet and roast for 10 minutes in the oven until they are crispy or aromatic. Leave to cool for 10 minutes.

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3. To make the salad, whisk the oil and vinegar into a salad bowl. Toss in the fennel, rocket, onion and orange slices into a large bowl, seasoning with sea salt and pepper if you wish. Add the salad mixture into the vinaigrette and toss to coat. Sprinkle in the candied pecans.

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Ingredients

 3 tbs olive oil
 2 tbs white wine vinegar
 2 cups of baby rocket leaves
 2 medium fennel bulbs, halved and thinly sliced
 1 small red onion, halved and thinly sliced
 3 small Valencia oranges, peeled and thinly sliced
  1/2 cup of pecans halved and quartered
 1 tsp raw honey
 1/2 tsp. sea salt
 A pinch of cayenne pepper

Directions

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1. To make the candied pecans, preheat the oven 400F/200C and toss the pecans with raw honey into a small bowl. Add the salt and cayenne pepper, tossing to coat. (Add a little hot water to the raw honey to make it less sticky for coating)

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2. Spread the pecans onto a small baking sheet and roast for 10 minutes in the oven until they are crispy or aromatic. Leave to cool for 10 minutes.

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3. To make the salad, whisk the oil and vinegar into a salad bowl. Toss in the fennel, rocket, onion and orange slices into a large bowl, seasoning with sea salt and pepper if you wish. Add the salad mixture into the vinaigrette and toss to coat. Sprinkle in the candied pecans.

Salad of Shaved Fennel, Oranges and Candied Pecans

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