How to prepare sorrel


How to prepare sorrel
Here is how to clean and cut fresh leaves to use in a recipe, by removing stalks and central vein, to retain only the very best of the sorrel.
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Last modified on: October 6th 2010

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For 300 g, you will need:
  • 1 sorrel 300 g sorrel
  • 2 white (spirit) vinegar 1 tablespoon white (spirit) vinegar
  • Total weight: 315 grams

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How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
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24 min.10 min.34 min.
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Stage 1 - 2 min.
How to prepare sorrel : Photo of step #1
Put sorrel leaves into warm water with 1 tablespoon white (spirit) vinegar. Stir well, and leave to soak for 10 minutes.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
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Remove sorrel from water, discard any discoloured leaves, and drain the remainder.

Your aim now is to remove stalk and central vein.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
How to prepare sorrel : Photo of step #3
To do this, fold leaf in half lengthways...

Stage 4 - 1 min.
How to prepare sorrel : Photo of step #4
...and with scissors, cut along about 2/3 length.

Stage 5 - 20 min.
How to prepare sorrel : Photo of step #5
Do this for all leaves, then dry them on a cloth or better still with a salad spinner.
Remarks
Sorrel is very delicate, it doesn't freeze well and cooking time should be as brief as possible.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
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Per 100 g
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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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 300 g : 5.20 €

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