Insalata di Cappone

Capon Salad

Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


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Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

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The title is a misnomer in that it is no longer possible to buy capons, and this is as true in Italy as here.



For the dressing put the vinegar in a pan and bring to the boil, then add the bay leaves, sugar, cinnamon, pepper, raisins and zests. Stir until the sugar is dissolved and leave over a very low heat to infuse.

Shred the chicken meat into a large bowl discarding all skin, fat and bone. This is a messy but easy job. Add the pine nuts to the chicken. Return the vinegar mix to the boil, pic