Lettuce heart and sardine salad

Lettuce hearts and Sardines salad, an easy way to eat Healthy and Delicious

Are you looking for an easy-to-make salad bursting with flavour? Let me introduce you to a recipe featuring crisp lettuce hearts, a selection of vegetables, and exquisite sardines in sauce, "Xoubas", from Cannery Ramón Peña, a small Seafood Producer from Rias Baixas, Galicia, which makes this kind of delicacy.

Sardine salad appetaizer

This delightful blend of crunchy and smooth textures will make you fall in love with every bite. Learn how to whip up this salad in 10 minutes and indulge in a tasty and refreshing experience.

Lettuce hearts and Sardines salad recipe

  • Preparing time 10 min
  • Cooking time 0 min
  • Total time 10 min

Ingredients 4 serves

Ingredients to make a salad

  • 3 heads of Baby Gem lettuce
  • 50 g / 1,7 oz / 0,1 lb cucumber brunoise
  • 50 g / 1,7 oz / 0,1 lb tomato concassé
  • 50 g / 1,7 oz / 0,1 lb green pepper brunoise
  • 50 g / 1,7 oz / 0,1 lb yellow pepper brunoise
  • 50 g / 1,7 oz / 0,1 lb red onion brunoise
  • Juice of 2 lemons 
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Black pepper to taste
  • A few chives stalks chopped
  • A few mint leaves Julienned
  • A few parsley leaves chopped
  • A good splash of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tin 130 g of sardines  
  • 75 g / 2,6 oz / 0,2 lb crunchy corn, kikos


Pouring olive oil salad

  1. Prepare the lettuce leaves by separating them from the stalk one by one.
  2. Wash them well with cold water, dry them, and keep them cold.
  3. In a bowl, mix the chopped vegetables and add the herbs.

Herbs salad

  1. Season with salt, black pepper and cumin.
  2. Then finish pouring the lemon juice and the olive oil and mix well.
  3. Taste the mixture and adjust the salt if necessary.

Vegetables salad

  1. Now open the can of sardines and get ready to plate.
  2. Place the lettuce leaves in the boat shape as a base, and fill it with the vegetable salad.
  3. Finally, place half a sardine, a bit of sauce and a couple of corn maiz "Kikos", on each leaf.
  4. Decorate with a mint leaf, and your appetizer is ready to serve.

Collage cooking a salad

I hope you enjoy this refreshing and quick-to-make dish. Try it and delight your loved ones with its exquisite bite! I want to thank Legourmetcentral.com for its support and collaboration in this recipe. And for bringing the most authentic and delicious Spanish ingredients to de Miami Citizens.

Recipe of lettuce and sardines salad

See you soon, and Have a Tasty Day!

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