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  • Prawns

  • 12 king prawns peeled and deveined

  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil

  • 0.5 tablespoon black sesame seed

  • 0.5 tablespoon sesame seed

  • 2 avocados

  • 1 juice of lemon

  • salt

  • pepper

  • 1 bunch watercress

  • 2.5 blood oranges

  • 20 ml extra virgin olive oil extra

  • Dressing

  • 1 finely sliced shallot

  • 1 knob ginger minced

  • 2 finely chopped garlic cloves

  • 1 birds eye chilli deseeded and finely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander

  • 50 ml rice wine vinegar

  • 0.5 tablespoon black sesame seed

  • 0.5 tablespoon sesame seed

  • 1 lemon juice of

  • 0.5 blood orange juice of

  • 200 ml extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


  • 1.

    Place the prawns in a bowl with the sesame oil and seeds, toss until evenly coated.

  • 2.

    Put aside.

  • 3.

    Halve and peel the avocados, cut into one centimetre dice and then lightly crush with the back of a spoon in a bowl with the lemon juice, salt and pepper.

  • 4.

    Wash the watercress in cold water and then pick the young tips and leaves.

  • 5.

    Peel and segment the blood oranges with a knife.

  • 6.

    For the dressing place all the ingredients, except oils, in a bowl, whisk together and then slowly add the oil while whisking – the dressing doesn't need to be emulsified but you do want some body to it.

  • 7.

    Heat a medium sized sauté pan to a fairly high heat, add a little oil to the pan and add prawns.

  • 8.

    Sear for one and a half minutes on each side then place in a 200° Celsius oven for about four minutes or until the prawns are translucent.

  • To Serve:

  • 1.

    Place some avocado in a circle in the middle of the plate. (Daniel uses a six centimetre stainless steel ring.)

  • 2.

    Place three prawns on top with their tails facing outwards and all facing in the same direction.

  • 3.

    Put the watercress and blood orange segments in a bowl and toss with the blood orange juice and olive oil, salt and pepper.

  • 4.

    Place a neat bundle of the salad on top of the prawns.

  • 5.

    Give the dressing a good stir and then drizzle on a small amount.

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Posted by HumairaReport
Sounds amazing will definately try this. Hope turns out good