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.
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Last modified on: September 15th 2013

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1 hour 41 min.10 min.1 hour 51 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch
Prepare 1 cucumber.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch

Stage 3 - 20 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch
Prepare 400 g tomato.

Slice 30 g gherkins in vinegar.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch
Slice 50 g radishes and chop the herbs.

Stage 5 - 30 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch
If not already done, cook the rice.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Prawn salad with a crunch
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
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
...until golden brown.

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

Serve without delay.
As always with salads, the proportions are given for guidance only, so do adapt to suit your own taste.
And to drink?
A straightforward white wine, well chilled.
A few hours in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,146 Kcal or 8,985 Kj85 gr61 gr177 gr
107 %33 %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
358 Kcal or 1,499 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites, Milk, Crustaceans, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 6.43 €
  • Per person : 1.07 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
PrawnsPrawns: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spicy seafood plancha, Crispy prawn rolls, Paella, Vietnamese prawns, Quick prawn curry, ... All
TomatoTomato: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mixed salad stack, Thin summer tart "à la grecque", Cretan salad, Salade Niçoise, Bread with Tomato , ... All
Cooked riceCooked rice: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baby broad beans and peas with rice and mascarpone , Rice and fresh spinach salad, Gratin of chicken with rice and sautéed mushrooms, Creamy rice with spinach, Montagnon rice, ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salad paysanne, Warm lentil salad, Cajun-style lentil salad, Avocado, artichoke and chicken salad, Springtime mixed salad, ... All
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