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Grilled Prawn Tandoori Salad with Mango Dressing

Similar to the tandoori oven cooking method, these Indian-spiced prawn skewers are roasted on high heat on the grill and added to a salad packed with bold sweet and sour flavours. A fresh mango dressing adds a splash of fruitiness and colour. 


  • Mango Dressing

  •    1 large ripe mango, peeled and seeded

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

  •    2 teaspoons McCormick® Garam Masala

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon McCormick® Chilli Powder

  • Shrimp Tandoori Salad

  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, divided

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice

  •    3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

  •    2 tablespoons honey

  •    2 teaspoons McCormick Garam Masala

  •    1 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Ginger

  •    1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Chilli Powder

  • 500g large prawn, peeled and deveined

  •    1 large ripe mango, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch chunks

  • 100g mixed baby greens

  •    1 cup halved small heirloom or specialty tomatoes

  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced


  • 1.

    For the Mango Dressing, process mango in blender or food processor until pureed (about 1 cup puree). Add lime juice, oil, garam masala, salt and red pepper; process until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • 2.

    For the  Prawn Tandoori Salad, mix 1/4 cup of the mint, lime juice, 2 tablespoons of the oil, honey, garam masala, ginger, salt and chilli in small bowl. Thread prawns onto skewers. Brush with mint mixture. Thread mango onto skewers. Brush with remaining 1 tablespoon oil.

  • 3.

    Grill prawn  skewers over high heat 4 to 5 minutes or just until prawns turn pink, turning once and brushing occasionally with mint mixture. Grill mango skewers 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly charred.

  • 4.

    Arrange greens, tomatoes and onion on 6 serving plates. Top with grilled prawns , mango and remaining 3 tablespoons mint. Drizzle with 1/2 of the Mango Dressing.


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