SQUID AND BACON SALAD

 

 

 

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cooking Time: 10-15 mins

 

Ingredients

 

250g thick smoked bacon lardons

4 fresh squid, cleaned and cut into rings (keep the tentacles too)

Tbs soy

Juice half lemon

 

50g pickled pink ginger, sliced

 

Dressing – 30g tahini

25ml sesame oil

50ml water

25ml sherry vinegar

Zest and juice half lemon

Tsp sugar

 

Handful rocket

 

Garnish with nigella and sesame seeds

 

Method

  1. For the dressing – blend together 30g tahini, 25ml sesame oil, 50ml water, 25ml sherry vinegar, the zest and juice half lemon and 1tsp sugar.
  2. Fry 250g thick smoked bacon lardons until crispy. Remove, tip away all the oil bar 1tbsp or so.
  3. Add 4 fresh squid, cleaned and cut into rings (keep the tentacles too) to a very hot pan, keep it moving for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the 1tbsp soy and the juice of half a lemon. Season, add the bacon. Take off the heat.
  5. Toss with a handful rocket and the dressing.
  6. Top with 50g pickled pink sliced ginger, and some nigella and sesame seeds.

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