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Hot Lettuce Salad     HT   ACC  30mins


Serves 4      Hot     Pork   Vegetables  Accompaniment  Salads  Gluten Wheat Dairy  Free  Eggless  



1 Large Webb's Lettuce

225g/8oz Streaky Bacon

6 Spring Onions, sliced on the diagonal

2 tbsp Sesame Seeds

1 teasp Demerara Sugar

1 tbsp Wine or Cider Vinegar

1 tbsp Water

Salt and Black Pepper




1. Remove any damaged outer leaves from the lettuce then cut into 8 wedges.  Wash well without dislodging the leaves and pat dry with kitchen paper and arrange on a serving platter.


2. Cut the bacon into 2.5cm/1 inch squares.


3. Heat a large frying pan over a high heat until very hot, add the bacon and fry until the fat begins to run and the bacon is golden.


4. Add the sliced spring onions to the pan and fry until crisp and golden.


5. Sprinkle in the sesame seeds and fry for 2-3 minutes then stir in the sugar, vinegar and water and cook for a few minutes, stirring with a wooden spoon, scraping up any bits which are stuck to the pan.


6. Season the mixture with salt and pepper then pour over the lettuce wedges. Serve immediately.




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Chop to To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Blend -  To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

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Chill until ready to serve


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