Smoked salmon with prawns, horseradish cream & lime vinaigrette

Smoked salmon with prawns, horseradish cream & lime vinaigrette

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(96 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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catcalledcharlie
28th Dec, 2011
5.05
If I could give it more stars I would! So delicious and an absolute hit, not a scrap left on the plates, served as a starter on christmas day with some crusty bread, will make again.
juliewhite23
26th Dec, 2011
5.05
Fantastic quick and easy very tasty.
pennyrose101
25th Dec, 2011
so easy, can't go wrong and totally delicious and a real winner.
lyegreen
25th Dec, 2011
1.05
Sorry to be negative but the dressing was horrible. The other ingredients are great - you buy them and put them on the plate so no cookery skills needed there but the dressing was really awful and would have spoilt the expensive ingredients. Sorry Good Food, the first time I haven't enjoyed one of your recipes.
bdwwelton
25th Dec, 2011
4.05
Nice, light, easy-to-make starter. Thanks.
sarahhawkins
12th Dec, 2011
5.05
Made this recipe and the blend of flavours was delicious. Will definitely makenit again.
marymcg
4th Dec, 2011
5.05
I have made this several times now and it has always been delicious and very well received. A couple of tips worth considering are to be fairly generous with the horseradish sauce (I don't think the amount stated is nearly enough) and don't make the salad dressing very far in advance as the lovely, vibrant green of the lime zest fades really quickly (it still tastes delicious, just doesn't look quite so good). I have also fiddled around adding gravadlax instead of smoked salmon and also adding some crab in with the prawns. All variations have been equally delicious!
rali662
2nd Dec, 2011
4.05
Made this for a dinner party and although a simple recipe, it was a great hit, especially the dressing. Everyone agreed there was too much of the horseradish/creme fraiche therefore, in future I will only put half the quantity onto the plate and the other into a small dish for people who want more.
pamwinter38
27th Nov, 2011
Made this for a Charity dinner last year and everyone loved it. Wiil be making it again for Christmas Dinner starter this year. It is the simplest and most delicious first course I have ever made.
pamwinter38
4th Nov, 2011
Made this as first course for Christmas Dinner and received masses of compliments!

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