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Grilled Back Rashers & Cucumber Salad with Maple Syrup Dressing
A delicious and juicy salad - the maple syrup really brings out the taste of the grilled bacon.
- Serves: 3 people
- 300kcal Per Serving
1 packet of Unsmoked Back Rashers
3 heads of baby gem lettuce
1 cucumber, seeds removed and sliced into small moon shape pieces.
½ red onion, sliced
2 red chillies, seeds removed and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
For maple syrup dressing
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Freshly ground black pepper and sea salt, to taste.
MethodTo make the dressing, whisk all the dressing ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
Next, heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and add the bacon. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden.
Trim the roots of the baby gem lettuce and separate leaves.
Slice bacon into small strips, mix with all the salad ingredients in a large bowl, add some of the dressing to taste (about 50g) and serve.
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