Ranging from the savory to slightly sweet, Moroccan salads offer a range of flavors. This variation on the classic orange and radish salad combines the sweetness of the orange flower water, confectioners’ sugar, and the oranges with the bite of the radish for an unusual but refreshing taste.–Jessica B. Harris
LC Make Mine Moroccan Note
If this recipe is any indication of just how lovely and intriguing the entire repertoire of traditional Moroccan salads can be, well, sign us up for a crash course.
Orange and Radish Salad Recipe
- Quick Glance
- 15 M
- 45 M
- Serves 4 to 6
- 6 large red globe radishes
- 4 large navel oranges
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
- 1 1/2 teaspoons orange-flower water
- 1 teaspoon confectioners’ sugar
- 1. Wash the radishes thoroughly. Cut off and discard the green tops and roots and grate or shred radishes into a glass salad bowl.
- 2. Peel the oranges and segment them, removing all membrane. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the juice. Place the oranges in the bowl with the grated radish.
- 3. Mix the orange juice, orange-flower water, and sugar together in a small glass bowl, and pour over the orange and radish mix. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for 30 minutes so that the flavors mix. Serve at room temperature.
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Orange and Radish Salad Recipe © 2004 Jessica B. Harris. All rights reserved.