Prawns with daikon salad and spicy lime mayonnaise

AT A GLANCE

  • Serves 14 people

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

  • 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
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  • 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.

Topics:

DRINK SUGGESTION, PRAWNS, LETTUCE, MAIN, SEAFOOD, SPRING, DAIKON, WATERCRESS, MODERN AUSTRALIAN

Recipe:

LISA FEATHERBY

Photography:

BEN DEARNLEY

Styling:

LISA FEATHERBY , LYNSEY FRYERS-HEDRICK

Drinking Suggestion:

ZESTY CLARE VALLEY RIESLING. , suggested by MAX ALLEN

FEATURED IN

Nov 2011

Nov 2011

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