Orange Salsa

Ingredients (serves 4 – 6 as a side dish)

Recipe illustration for chicken with orange2 oranges
1 lemon
2 scallions (spring onions)
1 handful of flat leaf parsley
1 handful of toasted flaked almonds (to toast them yourself put them in a dry frying pan and toss them about for around 2 minutes. Watch them. The second you take your eye off them to answer the phone or put on a cd, they will burn)
3 tbsp Olive oil
Salt and pepper

  • Supreme the oranges LINK and squeeze the remaining juice into the bowl
  • Add the zest from half the lemon
  • Slice the scallions into thin coins and add them too
  • Chop the parsley as finely as you have the patience for  and add to the bowl
  • Add the almonds
  • Season with a pinch of salt and pepper
  • Pour in the olive oil while mixing to bring everything together


  • Add 2 tbsp of chopped black olives
  • Or 2 tbsp of chopped green olives
  • Add 1tbsp of rinsed salted capers, 1tbsp chopped black or green olives and I clove of grated or very finely minced garlic
  • Use basil as well as parsley and use pine nuts instead of almonds

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