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.
246,2423.6/5 for 70 ratings
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Last modified on: October 6th 2010

For 300 g, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 100 g 150 g 300 g 600 g 900 g

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingStart to finish
24 min.10 min.34 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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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.
How to prepare sorrel : Photo of step #2
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.

Nutritional information

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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).

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