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CHICKPEA-ARUGULA SALAD WITH ORANGE REDUCTION

GF, DF
Fresh, light, sweet and spicy--a great lunch or side for a heavy protein

Serves 4 lunch portions

 

For the Orange Reduction:

1-1/2c fresh orange juice

1 star anise

1/2tsp peppercorn

1’ piece fresh ginger, peeled

½ lemon, sliced

2 dried chile de arbol

 

For the Salad:

1tbsp honey

3 cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 oranges, segmented then cut into chunks

¼ red onion, thinly sliced

2c arugula

 

Combine all reduction ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer over medium heat for 15min. Stir in the honey and let cook completely.Toss in the chickpeas and let set as long as possible, at least an hour. When ready to serve, toss with the rest of the ingredients and season with salt n pep.

 

Freezability:

Don’t do it.