Prawn & Mandarin Salad

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"From Australian BH&G Diabetic Living issue 12 2007. Preparation does not include marinating time. The sweetness of the mandarins and prawns will work well with the tartness of the other ingredients, though just go together like a marriage and a carriage."

Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (444.8 g)
  • Calories 641.6
  • Total Fat - 16.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 164.8 mg
  • Sodium - 1209.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 97.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.6 g
  • Sugars - 5.2 g
  • Protein - 26.9 g
  • Calcium - 280.3 mg
  • Iron - 4.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 80 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.6 mg

Step 1

In a small screw-top jar shake the orange juice, lime juice, Tabasco sauce and pepper to combine.

Step 2

Place 2 tablespoons of the citrus mixture into a medium bowl and add the prawns and toss to coat.

Step 3

Cover and put into the fridge for 1 hour to marinate.

Step 4

Meanwhile if using wooden skewers, soak them in cold water for 30 minutes and then drain.

Step 5

To make the dressing, in a small jug whisk the remaining citrus mixture, red wine vinegar, olive oil and sesame oil to combine. Set aside.

Step 6

Preheat a barbecue grill or plate on medium.

Step 7

Thread the prawns onto wooden or metal skewers, leaving 0.5cm between each prawn. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes each side or until cooked through.

Step 8

In a large bowl toss the salad leaves, mandarin, capsicum (bell pepper), and red onion.

Step 9

Add the dressing and toss to coat.

Step 10

Divide the salad among serving plates and top with the prawn skewers.

Step 11

Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with the bread.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



I followed the previous reviewer's suggestion and cut the peppers down to half the amount then followed recipe ad instructed and it was divine!!!

review by:
(1 Oct 2016)


This was really tasty...I cut the recipe down to one serving and used baby romaine time I will cut the red pepper down it just seemed a bit too much...made for "First Time" tag game...

review by:
(5 Aug 2016)