Char-grilled Orange, miso and bocconcini salad.
🍊Chargrilled orange, bocconcini + basil with miso, chilli dressing🥗
3 x oranges, peeled and thickly sliced, 1 cm thick.
200g fresh ricotta
50g fresh basil
Handful of seed crackers
200g stringless beans, blanched and cooled
To make dressing, whisk below ingredients thoroughly:
1 tbsp miso
1 tbsp cooking sake or mirin
1 Tbspn rice wine vinegar
1 tbsp maple syrup
1/4 tsp chilli flakes
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Pinch sea salt and pepper
1. Peel and slice oranges, spray a cooling rack and place over a couple of gas hobs and let it heat up, once hot, start placing orange rounds down and wait until they start getting some char colour.
2. Blanch green beans and chill immediately to maintain colour.
3. Spoon ricotta down and start placing chargrilled oranges down rustically, tear beans and place loosely, tear bocconcini and place, then basil and finally crumble the seed crackers.
4. To finish lightly dress with miso dressing and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, you can season with a bit of sea salt and pepper too at this point. Keep in the fridge until required, you can make the different components in a day in advance and plate just before serving if you prefer.