Spinach, avocado & prawn salad

Spinach, avocado & prawn salad

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins - 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
This is a classic salad with a refreshing Asian twist - perfect for a summer Sunday lunch

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal201
  • fat15g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre3g
  • protein14g
  • salt2.83g
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Ingredients

  • 1 chilli (use a bird's-eye if you like it hot)
    Chillies

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 200g large peeled cooked prawns
    Prawn

    Prawn

    praw-n

    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • 140g young spinach leaves, washed and dried
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 2 avocados
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

Method

  1. Finely chop the chilli, removing the seeds if you don’t like too much heat. Mix in a large bowl with the garlic, lime zest and juice, soy sauce and sesame oil, then tip in the prawns and toss to coat. You can leave the prawns to marinate in the fridge for an hour or so.

  2. Lift the prawns out of the marinade. Toss the spinach in the marinade until coated, then tip into a serving dish. Slice the acovados and tuck pieces in amongst the spinach with the prawns.

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11sk11
21st Mar, 2016
5.05
I've made this quite a few times with varying salad vegetables, leaves and noodles. It's definitely remaining on the favourites list!
ono241
4th May, 2015
5.05
Just made this and it's delicious! Even my 15 year old son loved it.
cbadarello
23rd Jul, 2014
5.05
Just had this now for dinner - simply delicious, summery dish that is an explosion of flavours. I know what I will have for dinner tomorrow now!
gxf00u
6th Sep, 2013
4.05
Lovely salad ... I served this with egg noodles (chilli sauce and soy sauce) to bulk it out a little for dinner.
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