Barbecued Chorizo and Zucchini with Barley
Recipe Type: Side
Serves: 4
Make up the base of this salad and take it to the bbq. Finish off the grilling and toss together for a delicious warm salad that is perfect for an outdoor meal.
  • ¼ piece of preserved lemon rind chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 cups of cooked barley
  • ½ cup black olives
  • 1 large zucchini or 2 medium ones sliced into rings
  • ½ punnet mixed tomatoes ½’d
  • 1 chorizo sausage sliced into rings
  • 50gm goat cheese or feta
  • ¼ bunch of chives chopped
  1. Mix the dressing ingredients together in a bowl: preserved lemon, smoked paprika, olive oil, lemon juice, balsamic, sugar and salt. Using a whisk or a fork, whisk the dressing together well till emulsified then mix in the barley and set aside.
  2. Add the olives cut tomatoes and chives. don’t stir in just leave till later.
  3. Toss the zucchini and sliced chorizo in a little olive oil and sear on the BBQ. Add these to the salad bowl and toss gently.
  4. Put onto a platter or into a bowl and break cheese over the top
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at