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Prawn and Fruit Cocktail   CD  HD    20mins

Serves 4     Cold   Seafood  Shellfish   Fruit  Vegetables  Salad   Hors d’oeuvre   Starter  Appetizer   Healthy Eating    Gluten Wheat Dairy free  Eggless



½ Medium Avocado

½ teasp Lemon juice

1 Medium Melon (i.e. Ogen, Cantaloupe or Honeydew)

2 Sticks Celery, finely chopped

100g/4oz Strawberries, hulled and Sliced

225g/8oz Cooked Peeled Prawns (shrimps)

2 Little Gem lettuces, torn into pieces

For the dressing 

225g/8oz Strawberries

1 teasp Caster Sugar

2 teasp Olive Oil

1 tbsp Fresh Orange Juice

Freshly chopped Parsley

Salt and black pepper




1. Peel and chop the avocado and place it in a mixing bowl. Sprinkle with the lemon juice to prevent it from discolouring

2. Halve the melon, discard the seeds and scoop out the flesh using a melon baller (or cut it into cubes).


3. Place the melon, chopped celery, strawberries and prawns and avocado in a mixing bowl and mix gently. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


4. Whisk together the ingredients for the dressing until well blended and thickened.


5.  To serve - arrange the lettuce on 4 plates and divide the prawn mixture between them. Pour the dressing over and serve immediately.



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