Lettuce "chiffonade"

Step by step recipe:

  1. 15 min.Lettuce "chiffonade" : Photo of step #1
    Wash and drain 1 lettuce.

    Separate leaves that you will prepare as "chiffonnade", and remove the central stalk.

    You should only keep the tender part of the leaves.
  2. 2 min.Lettuce "chiffonade" : Photo of step #2
    Pile up leaves...
  3. 2 min.Lettuce "chiffonade" : Photo of step #3
    ...and roll up to make a kind of cylinder.
  4. 3 min.Lettuce "chiffonade" : Photo of step #4
    Cut the roll into thin slices, at the beginning it's a bit rough...
  5. 10 min.Lettuce "chiffonade" : Photo of step #5
    ...then you'll get tidy slices, which give nice ribbons, and a pretty chiffonnade.
  6. Lettuce "chiffonade" : Photo of step #6
    Your chiffonnade is ready.

Remarks:

You'll get better results with large-leaved lettuces.

Source:

Home made.

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