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Recipe: Prawn salad

Are your girlfriends coming over? Try this light and diet friendly salad recipe

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Prawn salad
  • Category:  Starters
  • Cuisine:  International
  • Preparation time:   30 minutes
  • Cooking time:   30 minutes
  • Total time:  1 hour
  • Serves:  2
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  • 12 green asparagus spears, cut into 5cm pieces and blanched
  • 1 avocado, peeled, halved, stone removed and cut into wedges
  • 100g medium-size prawns, shelled, deveined and blanched
  • 80g young salad greens

    For the dressing, whisk together:

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp garlic, finely chopped
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 3/4 tsp fresh basil leaves, chopped


  1. Toss together asparagus, avocado and prawns with half the dressing.
  2. Arrange mixture on a platter and top with salad greens. Drizzle the remaining dressing over the mixture.
  3. Serve immediately.