Kaleidoscope salad

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

Salads: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

Salads

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 2001

  • About

This attractive salad has a bold dressing of fresh ginger, olive oil and coriander and makes an ideal accompaniment to outdoor or grilled food. It can be made up to 12 hours in advance to develop the flavours.

Ingredients

  • 2 corn cobs
  • 13 cm (5 inch) length of cucumber
  • 1

Method

  1. Preheat a grill to hot. Remove the papery husk and fibres from the outside of the corn cobs and place under the grill for about 25 minutes, turning several times, until the corn is mottled brown and tender. Remove from the grill and, when cool enough to handle, place on a board standing upright and cut off the kernels using a downward action with a sharp knife. Place the ke