Strawberry and Orange Salad with Citrus Syrup and Fresh Mint Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Mabel Published: April 22, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Strawberry and Orange Salad with Citrus Syrup and Fresh Mint

Fresh slices of fruit are the star of this five-ingredient strawberry and orange salad. This refreshing dish is flavored with lemon syrup and fresh mint.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking:
Refrigerate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbstrawberries,hulled and halved, or quartered if very large
  • 3oranges
  • 1tbspfresh lemon juice,plus more to taste
  • tbsplight brown sugar,packed
  • 1tbspfresh mint,finely chopped, plus a sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Place the strawberries into a serving bowl.

  2. Cut a slice off the top and bottom of each orange so they sit flat on a cutting board. Using a sharp knife, work around the fruits to remove all the skin and pith.

  3. Cupping the orange in one hand and working over the serving bowl, carefully cut the segments out from between the membranes.

  4. Over a separate small bowl, firmly squeeze the remaining membranes to release all the orange juice.

  5. Add the lemon juice and brown sugar to the freshly squeezed orange juice and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Pour over the strawberries and orange segments and gently toss to combine.

  6. Sprinkle with fresh mint. Taste and add more lemon juice if necessary (the syrup should have a perfect balance of tart and sweet).

  7. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to six hours. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and serve in shallow bowls with spoons.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 105.45kcal
  • Fat: 0.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.19g
  • Fiber: 4.73g
  • Sugar: 20.32g
  • Protein: 1.75g
  • Sodium: 3.19mg
  • Calcium: 65.21mg
  • Potassium: 369.32mg
  • Iron: 0.78mg
  • Vitamin A: 14.83µg
  • Vitamin C: 120.61mg
Advertisement
Continue Reading Below
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Advertisement
Continue Reading Below
Advertisement
Continue Reading Below

Related Recipes

Orange Orzo Salad Recipe
Salad

Orange Orzo Salad

Grab a bite of this delectable orzo salad for lunch!…
Total 35 mins
kale orange salad recipe
Salad

Kale Orange Salad

A wonderful dish with bright notes that you'll love come…
Total 15 mins
mandarine orange salad recipe
Fruit Desserts

Mandarine Orange Salad

A bright medley of strawberries, peaches, and pineapples adds a…
Total 20 mins
Advertisement
Continue Reading Below
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to