Fresh Satsuma Salad Recipe

Satsuma Salad

Freshly Picked Satsuma Salad recipe is exactly that -- it's made with sweet, sun-ripened Satsuma citrus that was just picked from its tree! Of course you can buy Satsumas almost everywhere during citurs season and they will the the sweet star of any salad.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 to 4
Calories 237 kcal
Author Valentina K. Wein


  • zest of 1 lime
  • juice of 1 lime about 2 tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar or honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 8 Satsuma tangerines
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped


  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine the lime zest, lime juice, and agave or honey. Then slowly add the oil, whisking constantly. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Gently stir in the mint, cilantro an basil leaves.
  3. Peel the Satsumas, and then slice them crosswise, into slices that are about 1/4 inch thick.

  4. Either mix the Satsuma slices into the dressing, or arrange them on a plate or platter and drizzle the dressing with the herbs over them.

Recipe Notes

Satsumas are in abundance at this very moment in most grocery stores!