Sausages are great eaten in a bun as a hotdog or served with mash or lentils. This recipe is definitely a lot lighter and suits warm sunny days. The addition of chilli and sweetness make it a joy to eat.

English

serves 2

Ingredients
4 spicy sausages
1 lime
1 butter lettuce
1 small bunch basil
1 small bunch mint
5 spring onions
1 red chilli
2 tablespoons sunflower oil
1 tablespoon soft brown sugar
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
salt and pepper
your favourite chilli sauce (optional, to serve on the side)

 Method
Heat a frying pan or grill pan on medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon sunflower oil to the pan and fry the sausages on all sides until golden brown, about 12 minutes. Finely grate the lime zest.

Make the dressing by mixing together the soft brown sugar, 1 tablespoon sunflower oil, sesame oil, fish sauce, zest and juice from the lime and ½ the red chilli which has been finely chopped.

Finely slice the spring onions and pick the mint, basil and butter lettuce leaves.

Mix the dressing through the salad and herbs. Divide between 2 plates and slice the sausages diagonally in thirds. Place them on top of the salad and serve. Optional: serve with chilli sauce on the side.

Nederlands

voor 2 personen

Ingrediënten
4 pittige worstjes
1 limoen
1 kropsla
1 klein bosje basilicum
1 klein bosje munt
5 bosuitjes
1 rode chilipeper
2 eetlepels zonnebloemolie
1 eetlepel bruine basterdsuiker
1 eetlepel vissaus
1 eetlepel sesamolie
zout en peper
je favorite chilisaus (eventueel om te serveren in een klein kommetje)

Bereiding
Verhit een koekenpan of grillpan op middelhoog vuur. Voeg 1 eetlepel zonnebloemolie toe en bak of grill de worstjes aan alle kanten goudbruin, ongeveer 10-12 minuten. Rasp de limoen.

Meng de suiker, 1 eetlepel zonnebloemolie, sesamolie, vissaus, rasp en sap van de limoen en ½ fijn gehakte chilipeper door elkaar.

Snijd de bosuitjes fijn, pluk de blaadjes van de munt, basilicum en kropsla.

Schep de dressing door de salade en kruiden. Verdeel de salade over 2 borden en snijd de worstjes schuin in drieën. Plaats ze bovenop de salade en besprenkel eventueel met chilisaus.