Grilled spanspek salad with ginger and lime dressing
Grilled spanspek salad with ginger and lime dressing

Grilled Spanspek Salad with Ginger and Lime dressing

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January 11, 2019

A versatile and light Summer salad that is a meal on its own. Grilling the spanspek gives the fruit a smoky and even sweeter taste.

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4-6



1 medium spanspek, skin on and cut into wedges

60g wild rocket leaves

30g micro salad leaves

200g Ricomondo Black forest Ham

200g fresh mozzarella cheese, torn

50g mixed seeds, toasted

Fresh basil, to serve


60ml Food Lover’s Market Signature Olive Oil

2 limes, zest and juice of

1 cm piece ginger, finely grated

Sea salt and black pepper


1Heat a griddle pan over a high heat and grill each spanspek wedge for about 1-2 minutes per side taking care not to overcook. Set aside to cool.

2Arrange the wild rocket and micro salad leaves on a serving platter and top with the spanspek wedges, black forest ham and torn mozzarella cheese.

3Sprinkle with toasted seeds and basil leaves.


1For the dressing combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl, season and whisk well to emulsify. Dress the salad just before serving.