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Crisp Celery Fans
© Fernando Bengoechea

Crisp Celery Fans


An assortment of salads is traditionally served with the grilled meats in Chile.

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  1. 6 large celery ribs, peeled and cut into 2-inch lengths
  2. 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  3. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  4. 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  5. Salt
  1. Make 4 lengthwise slits from one end to halfway down each piece of celery to make a fan. Put the celery in a large bowl and cover with ice water. Refrigerate for 1 to 4 hours.
  2. Drain the celery and pat dry. In a bowl, toss the celery with the lemon juice, oil and cilantro. Season with salt and serve.