Warm Prawn Salad


A delicious prawn salad with a tomato dressing, perfect to serve when entertaining!

Prep time:15 mins

Cook time:10 mins

Serves: 4


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 12 wedges
  • 500g fresh green peeled prawns
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 6 semi sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Leggo’s Tomato Paste
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 12-15 slices cucumber
  • 8 baby Roma tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon pinenuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves, torn


Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large non stick frypan over a medium heat. Add onion and cook for 3-4 minutes or until tender, turning several times. Remove from pan and set aside. Place 1 tablespoon oil, prawns and garlic into a large bowl and gently toss until the prawns are well coated. Season to taste.

Step 2

In the same frypan, heat remaining oil over medium heat. Add prawns and cook for 1-2 minutes on either side, remove from pan and set aside. Add sun-dried tomatoes, Leggo’s Tomato Paste and lemon zest to pan, cook for 30 seconds, stirring continuously. Stir in lemon juice, water and balsamic vinegar, bring to the boil. Return prawns to frypan and toss through the sauce.

Step 3

Arrange the baby spinach leaves, cooked onion wedges, cucumber and tomatoes on a large serving platter, place prawns on top including any pan juices, sprinkle with pinenuts and serve.

Tasty Tip!

Drizzle the salad with lemon infused olive oil before topping with the prawns.

Warm Prawn Salad
Average user rating:
  • 4

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