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Prawns with daikon salad and spicy lime mayonnaise

A big bowl of cooked prawns requires little work or embellishment - just a simple sauce and a salad.

You'll need

1 daikon, cut into julienne, placed in iced water 4 cups (firmly packed) watercress 2 iceberg lettuces, thinly sliced 4 spring onions, thinly sliced 3 tsp toasted or black sesame seeds 2 kg large cooked unpeeled prawns To serve: lime wedges   Spicy lime mayonnaise 80 ml (1/3 cup) lime juice 3 egg yolks 1 garlic clove, crushed 600 ml olive oil 110 gm sriracha (see note)


  • 01
  • For mayonnaise, process juice, yolks and garlic in a food processor until smooth, then, with motor running, gradually add oil in a thin steady stream until thick. Add sriracha, process to combine, transfer to a bowl and refrigerate.
  • 02
  • Toss daikon, watercress, lettuce, spring onion and sesame seeds in a bowl to combine. Serve with prawns, spicy lime mayonnaise and lime wedges.

Note Sriracha is a Thai chilli sauce; it's available from Asian grocers.

At A Glance

  • Serves 14 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 14 people

Drink Suggestion

Zesty Clare Valley riesling.

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Nov 2011

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