How to prepare corn salad


How to prepare corn salad
Corn salad (or lamb's lettuce) is a green salad plant. It can be used like lettuce, but requires careful preparation as it is often grown in sand.

Here is how to prepare corn salad from the freshly picked plant to the leaves ready to use.
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Last modified on: April 10th 2013

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10 min.10 min.20 min.
Keeping: A few hours in the fridge rpotected with plastic film.
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Stage 1
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Corn salad comes in small "tufts" and these are often full of sand or earth.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Plunge the corn salad into a sink full of water that is barely lukewarm with a little vinegar added.

Swish the leaves round thoroughly and leave to soak for 10 minutes.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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After this time, take the leaves out using a

spider...

Stage 4
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...or simply use your hands.

Stage 5
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You will see that this rinsing has washed out a lot of sand or earth.

If the corn salad is still not completely clean (you can still find sand on it), change the water and rinse a second time.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Trim off any roots that are still attached.

Stage 7
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Finish by drying the corn salad in a salad spinner. It is then ready for use.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
3 Kcal or 13 Kj< 1 gr< 1 gr0 gr
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Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1 Kcal or 4 Kj< 1 gr< 1 gr0 gr
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% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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