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Watermelon & Prawn Salad

A delicious watermelon & prawn salad which celebrates summer! Delicious to eat and super healthy too! 
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian, Mediterranean


  • handful peanuts raw without skin
  • 12 to 16 prawns large (peeled and deveined)
  • 1/2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 watermelon medium (skin,seeds removed and cut into chunks)
  • 1 red chili large (seeds removed and and finely sliced)
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 1 bunch lettuce leaves

For the dressing

  • 1 inch ginger peeled
  • 2 garlic small
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • one lemon Juice
  • half orange Juice
  • 1 tsp sesame oil


  • Cook the prawns in a pan with the fish sauce, salt and red chilli. Set aside to cool.
  • While the prawns are cooling, make the dressing. Start with pounding the ginger and garlic together.
  • Squeeze the juice out of ginger and garlic and add to rest of the ingredients ie. lemon juice, orange juice, sesame oil and salt. Shake well to emulsify and keep aside.
  • Once the prawns are cooled, mix all the ingredients together. Pour the dressing and mix gently
  • Set aside for 10 minutes for the flavours to mix and enjoy this for lunch or dinner


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