Capery Salad to Turn Ritzy Chicken Nuggets into a Grown-Up Meal
Most grown-ups, too, would be ecstatic to be given Ritzy Chicken Nuggets for supper or lunch. When I eat them, this is the salad I make to go with.
Total Timeunder 15 minutes
Recipe Coursemain course
Dietary Considerationmain course
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Texturecrunchy, meaty, salty, sharp, tangy
Type of Dishmain course salad, salad, warm salad
- 4 little butter lettuces
- 2 large gherkins to give approx. 7 tablespoons diced
- 1-2 tablespoons capers
- 2-3 tablespoons chopped parsley
- 2 teaspoons gherkin brine
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
and eat 2 nuggets each or make more
Slice the lettuce into ½ inch slices across the lettuce and put into a bowl. Dice the gherkins and add to the lettuce with the capers.
Combine the dressing ingredients, whisking together, and then pour over the salad, tossing it to mix. Arrange on a couple of plates and sprinkle over the parsley. And then just bring on the nuggets.
2004 Nigella Lawson