At Benu, chef Corey Lee fries almonds and peels grapes for his compelling salad. At home, use roasted marcona almonds and unpeeled green grapes.

Corey Lee
Recipe by Food & Wine December 2010

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Credit: Anson Smart

Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl, whisk the verjus with the canola oil and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Add the sliced endives, watercress, halved grapes and almonds; toss to coat and serve.

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Chef's Notes

Verjus is the pressed, unfermented juice of unripe grapes. It is sweet and slightly acidic and is frequently used in place of vinegar. The bottles are available at specialty-food stores.

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