For some reason satsumas have a super nostalgic quality to them, for me. Maybe it’s because we were always given one in our stocking at Christmas as kids (jeez – how old am I??) or maybe it’s because they’re like the training wheel citrus – you have to deal with a satsuma befor you progress to orange. But anyway, this salad tastes NOTHING like my youth.
It’s exotic, sweet and sharp with the aniseed kick of the fennel. The avocado adds creaminess and the radishes add crunch. I serve this bad boy as part of a bunch of small plates whenever I have guests. It’s a crowd pleaser because the satsuma slices look like the TINY BURNING SUNS OF A NEARBY GALAXY!
Makes one big salad.