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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

For 6 people, you will need:

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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

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories 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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