Prawn cocktail salad

Prawn cocktail salad

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(5 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Ready in 10 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
Try this main meal twist on a seventies classic

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal297
  • fat25g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre3g
  • protein14g
  • salt1.3g
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Ingredients

    For the salad

    • 200g bag large cooked prawns
      Prawn

      Prawn

      praw-n

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

    • 1 large ripe avocado, halved, peeled and sliced
      Avocado

      Avocado

      av-oh-car-doh

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

    • 200g punnet cherry tomato, halved
    • 4 spring onions, finely sliced
      Spring onions

      Spring onion

      sp-ring un-yun

      Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

    • 1 romaine lettuce, shredded
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
      olive oil

      Olive oil

      ol-iv oyl

      Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

    • juice ½ lemon
      Lemon

      Lemon

      le-mon

      Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

    For the dressing

    • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
    • 2 tbsp ketchup
    • juice ½ lemon
      Lemon

      Lemon

      le-mon

      Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

    Method

    1. Whisk the ingredients for the dressing together. If it’s a little thick, add a splash of water.

    2. Put the prawns, avocado, tomatoes, spring onions and lettuce in a large salad bowl, drizzle with the olive oil and lemon juice, toss gently, then serve with the dressing handed round separately.

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    trinaz's picture
    trinaz
    7th Feb, 2013
    5.05
    This is lovely!!!
    abigailg1983
    11th Apr, 2009
    5.05
    This is very tasty. We loved the lemon in the dressing. Perfect main for two of us and not too heavy. The taste of summer.
    caz3208
    31st Dec, 2008
    I made this as a starter for New Years Day Meal 2008, went down very well
    dmohess
    22nd Dec, 2008
    5.05
    This recipe is the best! I served this as a starter (four people) for my lunch on Saturday. It would make a brilliant main meal for two. Added a few tobasco drops just to give it a bit of a bite.
    dmohess
    22nd Dec, 2008
    5.05
    This recipe is the best! I served this as a starter (four people) for my lunch on Saturday. It would make a brilliant main meal for two. Added a few tobasco drops just to give it a bit of a bite.
    peskypeeza
    24th Jul, 2008
    4.05
    This was a quick and simple meal for a weeknight tea. OH even ate the avocado and we enjoyed the creamy marie rose dressing. We served it with petit pain.
    jcorren76
    12th Jul, 2008
    This was very tasty and surprisingly filling too!! My partner likes a big meal and it even satisfied him!! YUM!!
    beadevil
    29th Jun, 2008
    very nice all the family like this !!!! THANK GOD
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