Salad: Prawns and Honedew with Sesame Wasabi Dressing

posted by Janie 04-06-100 11:35 PM

Prawns and Honeydew with Sesame Wasabi Dressing.
Recipe by Australian Home Beautiful, Dec 1999

1/2 bunch watercress (or mixed salad leaves)
1/2 honeydew melon, skinned and cut into 6 wedges
1 lebanese cucumber
18 medium cooked prawns (shelled and deveined, tail shells intact) Could use or add scallops, oysters or smoked salmon
Pickled ginger to garnish

1/4 tsp. grated fresh ginger
1/4 tsp. wasabi paste
1 tsp. soy sauce
1/4 cup mirin
2 tsp. toasted sesame seeds

Arrange cress or salad leaves on plate with melon wedge on plate. Peel cucumber cut in half lengthways and scoop out seeds. Cut diagonally into thin slices and add to salad plate with prawns (or scallops) and pickled ginger.

To make the dressing : combine ingredients in a screw top jar and shake well to blend. Drizzle dressing over salads and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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