Cardamom Citrus Fruit Salad

Citrus fruit salad, perfect for winter citrus, pink grapefruit and navel oranges, sweetened with honey, seasoned with lime juice and cardamom.

Ingredients

  • 1 large ruby pink grapefruit
  • 3 navel oranges or a combination of naval oranges, blood oranges, mandarin oranges and/or tangerines
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamon

Method

1 Peel the fruit. Cut away the membranes of the individual segments with a sharp knife. Collect the peeled segments in a bowl.

2 Drain off any excess juice from the fruit into a small saucepan. Add the lime juice, honey, and cardamom to the saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 10 minutes and then remove from heat and let cool to room temp. Pour over fruit mixture and gently fold in so that all the fruit is coated. Let stand for 15 minutes or chill until ready to serve.

Serves 4.

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Comments

  1. sam

    using cardamom is a great idea with citrus, now why didnt i think of that. And orange and pink – one of my favourite colour combinations – such a lovely photo. thank you for taking part!

  2. sarah

    This was delicious! I brought it to a sushi dinner party because the hostess asked that I bring a “very light dessert.” People were licking their bowls.

  3. Kimberly

    Delicious! This made an appearance at the mother’s day brunch I did for my mom this year. I used canned fruit (citrus salad, red grapefruit, big can of mandarin oranges) and a navel orange; it was so refreshing and yummy. Great recipe!

  4. Laurel

    I made this for a party this weekend and it was delicious. I added chopped mint and mint garnish, which added a nice flavor and also a pretty color.