Sriracha King Prawns with Mango Salsa
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Impress your guests with these sriracha king prawns with mango salsa - A wonderful sweet & spicy combination yet delicate and fresh to the palate.
Recipe type: Starter
Cuisine: South America
Serves: 4
  • 12 king prawns, raw, withs heads on
  • 3 tbsp of chilli sauce, Sriracha
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 tbsp of chilli flakes, red (optional)
  • sea salt
  • black pepper
For the mango salsa:
  • 3 mangoes
  • 1 tbsp of fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 tomatoes, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp of coriander, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp of pomegranate seeds
  • sea salt
  • black pepper
  1. Start with the prawns. Bring a saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil. Blanch the prawns for 30 seconds, drain and cool in iced water. Remove the heads, peel and devein, and place them on a chopping board.
  2. Brush with Sriracha sauce and season with black pepper and extra chilli flakes (optional).
  3. Heat a large griddle pan over a medium-high heat. Grill the prawns for 1 minute on each side, then remove from the pan and allow to cool slightly.
  4. For mango salsa: Peel and finely dice the mango, place in a bowl and mix with the red onion, pomegranate, tomatoes, ginger, lime juice and coriander, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Place a metal pastry ring on a serving plate and fill it with mango salsa. Top with grilled shriracha prawns, sprinkle with lemon zest and chopped coriander and serve immediately.
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