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Prawn salad with chilli & white cabbage

The prawns in this dish are not cooked with heat but with the acid of the lemon juice. Make sure they are super-fresh.

Nutritional Information (amount per serving)

Calories
77kcal
Carbs
2.5g
Sugar
1.9g
Fat
4.9g
Saturates
0.7g
Protein
5.1g

Serves 4   Approx time: 30   Difficulty: super easy

Ingredients

  • 3 handfuls fresh, raw, small shelled prawns, from sustainable sources, ask your fishmonger
  • 3 lemons, juice of
  • , plus the finely grated zest of ½ a lemon
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely sliced
  • ½ white cabbage, finely shredded
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • fresh chervil
 

Method

Put the prawns into a shallow dish. Squeeze over the juice of 2 lemons, toss them around a little so the lemon juice coats them, then leave them to marinate for 15–20 minutes until pink all over. Drain off the juice.

Mix the chilli with the cabbage, add your finely grated lemon zest, then add the marinated prawns, a splash of olive oil and the juice of your remaining lemon. Toss gently together with the chervil, season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and arrange on your plates.

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