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Recipe Category: Salads » Entrees

King Prawn and Asparagus Salad with Creamy Basil Dressing

Magnificent king prawns crown this asparagus salad.

Serves: 4 as an entree
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 bunch young asparagus, steamed, cut into pieces
  • 80g mixed lettuce
  • 1/2 red capsicum, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves
  • 12 cooked King prawns, peeled and deveined

To make dressing, shake pesto, oil and lime juice together in a jar and season. Toss asparagus, lettuce, capsicum and basil leaves together with half the dressing. Arrange in a serving bowl, top with prawns and drizzle with remaining dressing.

Author: Naomi Crisante
Date Created: 30/01/2019