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    Caramelised citrus salad with candied, spiced pecans

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 20 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

    Serves: 6

    Ingredients

    FOR THE NUTS
    100g pecan nuts
    25g golden icing sugar
    1 tsp Waitrose Signature Spice (ground)

    1 ruby grapefruit, peeled
    and sliced
    3 oranges, peeled and sliced
    4 clementines, peeled and sliced
    100g golden caster sugar
    1 tsp vanilla essence
     

    Method

    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas
    mark 4. Line a baking sheet with non-stick baking parchment.

    2. Toss the pecans in a bowl with the icing sugar and signature spice mix, add 1 tbsp water and stir until the nuts are coated. Tip onto the prepared tray and roast in the oven for 5 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven, be aware they will crisp up on cooling, and set aside.

    3. Place the fruit slices in a shallow bowl along with any juice. In a saucepan, gently heat the sugar with 50ml water until golden and caramelised. Stir in the vanilla essence, then pour the sugar mixture over the fruit and set aside in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

    4. Serve the caramelised fruit with the candied pecans sprinkled over. 

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