Biltong salad

Roasted butternut and biltong salad with strawberry Vinaigrette
August 21, 2015
Kalahari Biltong Salad
August 21, 2015

Biltong salad

Biltong salad

With grilled pineapple and pickled baby fennel.

Ingredients

  • For the salad:
  • 100g salad leaves
  • 1/3 cucumber
  • 50g baby tomatoes - halved
  • 1/2 red onion - sliced
  • 1 spring onion
  • 100g chopped biltong - spicy or plain ?
  • ?For the pickled fennel:
  • 60ml apple cider vinegar
  • 40ml water
  • 2 Tbs sugar
  • 2ml salt
  • 100g fresh fennel bulb
  • ??For the grilled pineapple:
  • 1 small pineapple - peeled and sliced
  • 2 Tbs sugar
  • 40ml balsamic vinegar
  • 20ml water

Instructions

Wash all the salad veg, and cut/slice accordingly.

Assemble the salad ingredients onto a platter.

Heat a griddle pan on the stove.

Peel and slice the pineapple and cut into halves.

Mix the pickle ingredients together, wash and thinly slice the fennel bulbs and add to the pickle liquid.

The griddle pan should be smoking hot, layer the pineapple in the pan, and grill to give it the criss cross lines, turn over and grill the other side. Remove the pan from the heat.

Mix the water, balsamic vinegar and sugar together, pour into the pan, and wait to thicken.

Layer biltong on the top of the salad.

Strain the fennel and add to the salad, layer the grilled pineapple around the salad and drizzle the balsamic glaze over the salad.

Serve immediately.