Prawn salad with a crunch


Prawn salad with a crunch
This salad combines contrasting crunchy ingredients (radish, cucumber, gherkins, onions) with the softer textures of cold rice and tomatoes. The oven-roasted prawns are addded hot.

The salad is brought together with herbs and a vinaigrette dressing.
68,4714/5 for 13 ratings
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Last modified on: September 15th 2013

For 6 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 3 people 6 people 12 people 18 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 41 min.10 min.1 hour 51 min.
Keeping: A few hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #1
Prepare 1 cucumber.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #2
Chop 1 spring onion (scallion).

Stage 3 - 20 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #3
Prepare 400 g tomato.

Slice 30 g gherkins in vinegar.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #4
Slice 50 g radishes and chop the herbs.

Stage 5 - 30 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #5
If not already done, cook the rice.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #6
Mix in a salad bowl: cucumber, onion, tomatoes, radishes, rice and herbs.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
Preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F).

Shell 400 g prawns and remove the dark gut which can give a bitter taste (prepare like scampi, as shown in the video opposite).
Note:If the gut does not pull away easily, you can split the back of the prawn with a knife to remove it.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #8
Arrange the prawns on a baking sheet, brush with olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. Cook in the oven for about 10 minutes...

Stage 9 - 10 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #9
...until golden brown.

Stage 10 - 3 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch : Photo of step #10
Add the prawns to the salad, pour 150 ml French dressing (vinaigrette) over and mix thoroughly.

Serve without delay.

Remarks

As always with salads, the proportions are given for guidance only, so do adapt to suit your own taste.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,156 Kcal or 9,027 Kj84 gr61 gr177 gr
108 %32 %6 %27 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
124 Kcal or 519 Kj5 gr4 gr10 gr
6 %2 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
359 Kcal or 1,503 Kj14 gr10 gr29 gr
18 %5 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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And to drink?: A straightforward white wine, well chilled.

Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
PrawnsPrawns: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Curried prawn risotto, Vietnamese prawns, Spicy seafood plancha, Paella, Seafood sauerkraut, ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tomato tart, Mexican ceviche, Guacamole, Greek salad, Four-tier glasses, ... All
Cooked riceCooked rice: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Rice and peas, Seared tuna with lemon and lime, Tomatoes Provençal, Crunchy salad, Comtoise stuffed tomatoes, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Warm broccoli and Tuna Salad, Valay salad, Warm cauliflower salad with two cheeses, Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes, Paimpol salad, ... All

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