Diet, Food & Fitness

Frisee Salad

Want to enjoy some fresh crunchy salad flooded in the runny yolk? Here we bring the frisee salad for you.

It is one of the salads that is known for its poached eggs. Pooched eggs are the specialty of the salad. You can have the runny yolk with the other crunchy ingredients of the salad. The frisee lettuce is another ingredient that makes the characteristic texture of the salad. The curly-looking firsee lettuce makes the look of it.

Here in this article, we have brought for you the easy recipe for it, we will also let you know about some other details of it

How to make the frisee salad?

It is the classic French type of salad. The preparation steps are easy. There are only a few steps that are involved in the making of the salad. The frisee salad is good in looks too in addition to its taste. The look comes from the frisse lettuce.


Here are some ingredients that are involved in the making of the frisee salad. These ingredients are easy to gather and available in every market. Here is the list of all the ingredients for you.

  • Parsley
  • Tarragon
  • Chives
  • Frisee lettuce
  • Sweet red pepper
  • Large eggs
  • Vinegar
  • Salt
  • Thyme leaves
  • Shallots
  • Honey
  • Bacon


  • Sherry vinegar or red wine
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt
  • Dijon mustard
  • Garlic cloves
  • Extra virgin olive oil 


Here are some instructions that can help you in making the fancy-looking frisee salad. These instructions are easy to follow. Just follow the following instructions and prepare your frisee salad on your own.

  1. Let’s start the processing with the washing. Take the frisse lettuce and transfer it into the bowl
  2. Heat the skillet on a medium stove. Add olive oil in it and start frying bacon in the skillet
  3. Add the shallot, pepper in the skillet that has already bacon cooking in it. When the bacon becomes crispy add red vinegar from the top and turn off the stove.
  4. Add honey in the cooked bacon and the salad is on its halfway.
  5. Take two large eggs and crack them in a bowl. Separate their yolks and the whites. And then combine separated the yolks and the whites.
  6. Boil the water and add the eggs to it. Turn the stove off after placing the eggs in the boiling water and let them remain in the water for at least 3 minutes.
  7. When eggs were cooking transfer the cooked bacon to the frisee lettuce bowl
  8. From the pan, remove the eggs and place the eggs on the frisse lettuce bowl that has the cooked bacon to it.
  9. Cut both the eggs. The runny egg will satisfy you.
  10. Have this juice crunchy textured frisee salad.
  11. You can dress it with the parsley and the thieves. Also.

Nutritional Profile:

Don’t go for the looks only, better to have the nutritional profile also. Must consider the nutritional profile of every item that you plan to eat. Make this a usual practice. This will benefit you in many ways. Here we bring the nutritional profile of the firsee salad for you.

  • The frisee salad contains fats. The fats are considered good as they are originated from a good source. The fats come from the extra virgin olive oil that we have used in our salad preparation.
  • Proteins are also there in the frisee salad. The proteins are animal-based. Some of the proteins come from the eggs and some come from the bacon that is used in the frisee salad. Other than the bacon we can use some other rich protein source like chicken, turkey, or else.
  • Fibers are the most important thing that everyone searches for in a salad. This is the main majestic nutrient when you are planning to be lean. The fibers in the frisee salad come from the frisse lettuce that is present in the huge amount in the frisee salad. The frisee lettuce is the base of the frisee salad.

That is all about the nutritional profile of the frisee salad. Some nutrients are present in the negligible amount in the friese salad. The main of which is carbohydrates.

Also Read: Julienne Salad


The frisee salad is a French dish. It is best known for the frisee lettuce that is used in the frisee salad. The frisee salad has another specialty that is the pooch egg. The runny yolk and the curly lettuce make the salad good in looks and taste.

The frisee salad is good in nutritional profile also. It contains proteins, good fats, and fibers. These nutrients come from the ingredients that we have added to our frisee salad. There is no unhealthy ingredient that is used in the frisee salad. You can have it on your regular days and your diet days also.

If you like our recipe for the frisee salad let us know in the comment section below.


Why frisee lettuce dangerous to eat?

The frisee lettuce contains E.coli. Not all of the frisee but some become the habitat of the E.coli. E.coli is a pathogenic bacteria. These cause diarrhea, food poisoning, and other health issues when eaten. The lethal of all is the death that can be caused by the E.coli present at the frisee.
When you cook the frisee it becomes free of the E.coli bacteria

How can I combine the frisee lettuce with the other food items?

There are many combinations that you can make with the frisee salad. These combos are both tasty and healthy to have. Some of the famous combinations of the frisee lettuce are:
Make bistro salad with the frisee lettuce
Serve it with the grilled chicken
You can pair the frisee with the fruits also
Sautethe frisee with the garlic and then have it with the garlic bread, the best combo of all
You can add it to your sandwiches. Sandwiches of every kind will accommodate the frisee very properly.
Besides these, there are many other combinations that you can have with frisee salad

Rashmi Shrestha

Namastey!! I am Rashmi Shrestha. I am an enthusiast writer and reader. I have completed my degree Bsc. Human biology from Kathmandu University. I love to read poetry and write some too. I am looking forward to working with WOMS

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