Crisp Celery Fans

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Crisp Celery Fans
Photo: © Fernando Bengoechea


  • 6 large celery ribs, peeled and cut into 2-inch lengths

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

  • 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.

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