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Confit Fennel and Spring Greens Salad
By Chef Kieron Hales
Yield: 8 servings
Red Onions, 40g
Star Anise, 1
Juniper Berry, 6
Dried Ginger, 0.6g
Ground Pepper, 1g
Pomace oil, 250g
Shave fennel, carrots, onion and garlic with a mandolin.
Combine in bowl with thyme, juniper berries, star anise, dried ginger, salt and pepper.
Place all ingredients in a glass quart jar.
Add Pomace oil.
Place under sous vide at 190F for 2 hours.
If you do not have a sous vide, place jars in simmering water for an hour and 20 minutes. There should be 2 to 3 inches of water covering the top of the jars.
Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.
When you are ready to serve, mix with your favorite spring greens and dressing. (Tip: When you drain the vegetables, you can use the remaining oil and mix it with a bit of vinegar to make a great salad dressing!)