Elevate your taste buds with the refreshing flavours of this delectable Cilantro Salad with Shallots and Prawns. Bursting with vibrant colours and aromatic herbs, this salad is a celebration of culinary creativity. Let’s embark on a culinary journey to craft this tantalizing dish that’s perfect for any occasion.
- 250g Prawns, peeled and deveined
- 2 cups fresh cilantro leaves, washed and chopped
- 2 shallots, thinly sliced
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 avocado, diced
- 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Juice of 1 lime
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Red chilli flakes (optional), for a hint of heat
- Start by preparing the Prawns. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the Prawns and cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until they turn pink and opaque. Remove from heat and set aside.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped cilantro, thinly sliced shallots, halved cherry tomatoes, diced avocado, and diced cucumber.
- Add the cooked shrimp to the bowl and gently toss to combine all the ingredients.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil and lime juice to create the dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste. If you enjoy a touch of heat, sprinkle in some red chilli flakes.
- Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients with the flavorful dressing.
- Crumble the feta cheese over the salad to add a creamy and tangy element.
- Give the salad a final toss to ensure that all the flavours are evenly distributed.
- Serve the Cilantro Salad with Shallots and Prawns as a refreshing and satisfying main course or a delightful appetizer.
The medley of flavours and textures creates a delightful culinary journey that’s sure to satisfy your taste buds. So, take a bite, relish the vibrant combination, and enjoy the delicious symphony of tastes in every mouthful.