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Seared king prawns with fennel, asparagus, green beans and potatoes

Prep time
20 mins
Cooking Time
20 mins


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  • 12 large peeled and cleaned king prawns (look for the blue fish tick)
  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 200g kipfler potatoes (or similar), steamed
  • 8 spears green asparagus, sliced
  • 100g steamed fine green beans
  • 1 tablespoon grain mustard
  • 60ml extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 20ml water
  • Sea salt and cracked pepper to taste

When shopping, look for the MSC blue fish tick on your seafood to know it's sustainable.

The MSC blue fish tick


  1. Heat a non-stick pan, add a little extra virgin olive oil and then add the seasoned prawns, cooking gently until you have colour on both sides.
  2. In a bowl, add the sliced fennel, red onion, green asparagus and green beans. Mix together.
  3. In a separate bowl, add equal parts of fresh lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, grain mustard and water. Season with sea salt and cracked pepper, whisk together.
  4. Slice the potatoes and lay evenly around the plate, spoon some dressing onto the salad, mix gently and then place a handful of the salad on top.
  5. Place the seared prawns on top of the salad and spoon a little dressing over the prawns.

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