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Our Prawn and Avocado Salad is a super tasty, healthy quick meal that’s just perfect for a warm day. A quick weeknight meal that’s fresh, healthy and delicious! 

How to make a healthy prawn and avocado salad

Mmmm this recipe is just a delicious burst of summer on a plate. Our Prawn & Avocado Salad is super quick to make. We use fresh salad greens and whip up a healthy salad dressing using natural yogurt instead of calorific mayonnaise. 

Just toss some salad greens onto the plates – we buy the bags of ready washed salad for speed. Add on some sliced avocado and top with the citrus yogurt dressed prawns. I finish with a sprinkle of sea salt and good squeeze of lime juice and a handful of chopped coriander and that’s it!

Super simple and super tasty! 

What sides to serve with prawn and avocado salad?

We love this Prawn & Avocado Salad served with… 

  • spicy rice (try the microwave sachets for speed – lemon & coriander is good with this salad) 
  • wholegrain bread 
  • pasta dressed with garlicky butter and chopped flat leaf parsley
  • skin on fries – sprinkle them with black pepper and sea salt as they cook
  • smoky potato wedges 
  • boiled new potatoes with butter and chives

Make prawn and avocado salad your way

  • Switch the prawns for some cooked smoked salmon.
  • Try flaked tinned tuna.
  • Add in some more salad vegetables – radishes, peppers, cherry tomatoes and cucumber all work well. 
  • Stuff into a fresh crusty baguette. 
  • Go for a more indulgent dressing – try switching out the yogurt for delicious homemade soured cream

What drinks go with prawn salad 

  • Icy cold Chardonnay
  • Icy cold Pinot Grigio 
  • Nice cold Estrella 

More prawn recipes for you to try…

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Yield: Serves 2

Prawn & Avocado salad

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Speedy seafood salad ideal for a busy weeknight.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 200g cooked prawns - I use frozen quickly defrosted under cold running water.
  • 2 tbs natural yogurt
  • Lime - zest and juice
  • Red chilli - finely chopped
  • Handful of coriander - roughly chopped
  • Bag of washed salad
  • Avocado - sliced

Instructions

  1. Mix up the dressing for the prawns - mix together the natural yogurt, lime zest, juice of half a lime, red chilli and coriander.
  2. Toss the prawns into the zingy dressing.
  3. Add a couple of handfuls of salad to each plate, top with sliced avocado and pile on the prawns.

Notes

Delicious served with steamed basmati rice or a chunk for buttered wholemeal bread.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 740Total Fat: 39gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 262mgSodium: 2054mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 22gSugar: 20gProtein: 48g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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