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Merguez Dog with Two-Lemon Relish

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Merguez Dog with Two-Lemon Relish

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preparation time

00:15 15min


Cooking time

00:15 15min


ingredients

  • 1 package merguez sausage
  • ½ cup (125 ml) sugar
  • ½ cup (125 ml) water
  • 2 lemons, sliced (preferably organic)
  • ½ preserved lemon, chopped fine (homemade or store bought)
  • 3 Lebanese cucumbers, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup (85 ml) olive oil
  • 1 green onion, chopped fine
  • 6 country-style hot dog buns
  • Pepper

instructions

  1. Place the sugar and water in a small pot and cook over low heat until sugar dissolves completely.
  2. Add the fresh lemon slices, mix well, bring to a simmer and cook 15 minutes.
  3. Remove lemon slices from syrup, chop and place in a bowl.
  4. Add the preserved lemon, oil and green onion, add salt and pepper and mix well. If needed add a couple spoons of the cooking syrup until you obtain a relish-like texture. Refrigerated in a sealed container.
  5. Cook sausages on the barbecue and toast the buns.
  6. Place one sausage on each bun and garnish with 2-lemon relish. Serve immediately.