Griddled Spring Onions with Harissa

Here’s a simple spicy little snack/starter from Gregg ‘beefy beefy mushrooms’ Wallace.

Griddled Spring Onions with Harissa

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Skill level: easy
Serves: 2
Recipe: Gregg (bbm) Wallace


  • spring onions – 20
  • harissa paste – 4 tbsp
  • olive oil
  • lemon – wedge to serve
  • rock salt

Trim and wash the spring onions and place in a bowl of boiling water for 4 minutes.

Remove and dry with kitchen paper.

Griddled spring onions with harissa

Place the onions on a hot griddle and brush with olive oil. Cook and rotate for a few minutes until striped.

Griddled spring onions with harissa

Toss in the harissa, season with rock salt if necessary and serve with the wedge of lemon.

Verdict: “Spicy spicy onions”

Drink: The last of the Berlin beer.

Entertainment: ‘Big Night’ on DVD. Possibly one of the best omelette cooking scenes in the history of cinema…discuss.

1 Comment

  1. Simple, but amazingly delicious looking.

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