Smoked salmon with prawns, horseradish cream & lime vinaigrette

Smoked salmon with prawns, horseradish cream & lime vinaigrette

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(97 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 2
This stunning starter can be assembled ahead, then topped with dressed leaves just before serving

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal266
  • fat17g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs4g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre0g
  • protein25g
  • salt3.34g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 1 tsp horseradish sauce
  • 4 slices smoked salmon
  • 10 large cooked prawns, peeled but tails left on
    Prawn

    Prawn

    praw-n

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

For the salad

  • juice 1 lime, finely grated zest of ½
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 1 tsp clear honey
    Honey

    Honey

    huh-nee

    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • ½ tsp finely grated fresh root ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 2 tbsp light 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…

  • 2 handfuls small leaf salad

Method

  1. Mix the crème fraîche with the horseradish and a little salt and pepper. For the dressing, whisk the lime juice and zest with the honey, ginger and seasoning, then whisk in the oil. Lay the smoked salmon and prawns on 2 plates, then top with a dollop of the horseradish cream. Toss the salad in most of the dressing and pile on top. Drizzle the remaining dressing around the plate and serve.

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undritz
1st Aug, 2012
This is just brilliant! Looks professional, tastes divine and everyone things you're a genius. For those of you who don't like smoked salmon, substitute it for avocado or leave it out all together. Winner!!
kermie
20th May, 2012
Made this last night having read all the positive comments. Was a bit dubious seeing as there are so few ingredients and so little effort required....need'nt have worried.... it was absolutely delicious!!!! My guests couldn't stop praising it. The combination of flavors from the horseradish to the zingy dressing complimented the fish so well, am definitely going to make it again and again and..........!!!!!!! YOU MUST GIVE IT A GO!!!!
Crumbortwo
13th Apr, 2012
I'm not a fan of recipes with honey or too much ginger but I followed the recipe to the letter and this starter was sublime. As others have said, this can be prepared in advance making life easy.
clairiem
31st Mar, 2012
5.05
Delicious! Did this as a mothers day starter and it was loved by everyone. We served it with crusy bread and the horseradish cream on the side (not everyone wanted it), Will definitely be making this again. It's on the expensive side (the prawns and salmon cost us £5, but it does look and taste very special)
aaylett
19th Feb, 2012
5.05
This was a really tasty starter - lots of taste but without being too filling. I used wild Alaskan salmon so that it was not overpowered by the dressing. Served with two small triangles of very thin sliced buttered brown bread. Nothing left on the plates so will definitely be serving this again.
jennypiccolo
14th Feb, 2012
5.05
Superb. Just made this tonight for valentines, so easy and so tasty, worthy of a dinner party starter, so will definitely make it again. Gorgeous!
jiggler69
14th Feb, 2012
Quality starter! Will def use this again, extremely easy to prepare
cheesescones
8th Feb, 2012
5.05
Looks professional and tastes divine. My guests loved this spin on the traditional prawn cocktail starter - the horseradish cream give the dish a real sparkle.
morairaman
29th Jan, 2012
5.05
TRIED THIS ON THE LADY. A HIT. WILL BE ON PUBS VALENTINES DINNER MENU. GREAT THANKS
chezdizzy
29th Dec, 2011
5.05
fantastic - did this as a starter for xmas day and kids loved it. quick and easy and very impressive. will do again.

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