Endive Salad With Grapefruit And Smoked Salmon: An Easy Recipe
Endive is one of winter's must-have raw vegetables. If you are tired of combining endive with walnuts and cheese, try our recipe below! We suggest you prepare an endive salad with grapefruit and smoked salmon that will bring sunshine to your plate.
Here are the ingredients needed to make an endive salad with grapefruit and smoked salmon for 2 people:
150 g of endives
1 pink or red grapefruit
1 sweet orange
2 slices of smoked salmon
1 teaspoon of mustard
1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons of olive oil
salt and pepper
Preparation of citrus fruits
Making the Endive Salad with Grapefruit and Smoked Salmon is pretty easy. The only difficulty is peeling the citrus fruits raw to recover grapefruit and orange supremes.
1- To peel the orange and grapefruit raw, start by cutting off the base of the fruit and a cap on top.
2- Holding the fruit upright, steady on its base, remove the peel by sliding the knife blade between the peel and the pulp and following the natural curve of the fruit. Repeat the same motion around the grapefruit and orange.
3- Remove any remaining white skin if necessary, then cut the citrus fruit into segments and set aside.
Preparation of other ingredients
This endive salad with grapefruit and smoked salmon is garnished with strips of salmon.
1- Cut the smoked salmon into strips, making sure there are no bones.
2- Cut the endives in half lengthwise, then rinse them quickly under a trickle of water and dry them.
3- Slice the endives and set them aside for the salad.
Preparation of the vinaigrette
Here's the recipe to follow to make the dressing that will season the endive salad with grapefruit and smoked salmon :
1- Mix the mustard, a pinch of salt and a turn of the pepper mill in a bowl.
2- Add the balsamic vinegar and olive oil and emulsify well.
Assembly of the salad
For a more elegant presentation, I recommend serving this endive salad with grapefruit and smoked salmon on a plate.
1- Divide the sliced endive between two plates.
2- Arrange the citrus fruit supremes and the smoked salmon strips harmoniously.
3- Season with the homemade vinaigrette.
4- Sprinkle each plate with chopped chives before serving.