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Fruit Salad with Teriyaki-Glazed Pecans

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Fruit Salad with Teriyaki-Candied Pecans

Teriyaki-Candied Pecans

Fruit Salad with Teriyaki-Candied Pecans

This is a recipe from my mother-in-law.  It is light and refreshing without being overly sweet.  I love the fact that because the salad is loaded with fruits and candied pecans, you don’t have to use much salad dressing at all.

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Fruit Salad with Teriyaki-Glazed Pecans
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Recipe type: Salad
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Serves: 4+
 
This salad is light and refreshing without being overly sweet.
Ingredients
  • 1-2 cups unpeeled and cored chopped apple (Honey Crisp or Golden Delicious)
  • ½-1 cup diced celery
  • ½-1 cup halved seedless grapes
  • ½-1 cup packaged Craisins
  • 1 small can of mandarin oranges, drained
  • ½-1 cup teriyaki candied pecans (coarsely chopped or cut in quarters)
  • 2-3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp teriyaki sauce
  • 1 package shredded lettuce
  • 1 to 2 Tbsp light raspberry vinaigrette
Instructions
Teriyaki-Glazed Pecans
  1. Combine the pecan pieces, brown sugar, water and teriyaki sauce in a pan and sauté over medium heat.
  2. Let the liquid boil down as the pecans are heating.
  3. Let the candied pecans cool before adding them to the salad mixture.
  4. Combine the chopped apples, celery, grapes, Craisins, mandarin oranges, cooled pecans and raspberry vinaigrette.
  5. When ready to serve, toss the fruit mixture with the shredded lettuce.
  6. Leftovers keep better if the lettuce is stored separately. Once the salad is tossed with the vinaigrette, the lettuce will get soggy when stored overnight.

 

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2 Responses to “Fruit Salad with Teriyaki-Glazed Pecans”

  1. Teriyaki pecans is genius!!!

  2. Cherie says:

    I made this salad for our Memorial Day weekend gathering and it got rave reviews! It was convenient to go to your website for the recipe.

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