A perfect amalgamation of seafood with healthy quinoa and tossed with some favourite fresh ingredients this Piri Piri Prawns, Sweet Potato, Quinoa Salad is a perfect light meal. Swap it with your usual lunch/dinner or serve it over the weekend, wash down with glasses of wine and thank me later. 🙂
I made this salad in association with On1y’s products. If the seasonings I’ve used in the recipe are not available with you then swap them with your choice of spices.
Piri Piri Prawns, Sweet Potato, Quinoa Salad
A perfect amalgamation of seafood with healthy quinoa and tossed with some favourite fresh ingredients this Piri Piri Prawns, Sweet Potato, Quinoa Salad is a perfect light meal. Swap it with your usual lunch/dinner or serve it over the weekend.
- 300g- Prawns
- 1 medium sized (boiled and cut into wedges)- Sweet potato
- ½ cup (cooked)- Quinoa
- ¼ cup (boiled)- Sweet corn
- 10 (cut into halves)- Cherry tomatoes
- 9-10 (thinly sliced)- Garlic cloves
- Lemon juice of 1 lemon
- 2 tbsp (chopped)- Cilantro
- ½ tsp chopped (green part only)- Lemongrass
- 3 tbsp- Olive oil
- ¾ tsp- On1y Piri Piri seasoning
- Add as per taste- On1y All-purpose seasoning
- Salt to taste
For salad dressing
- ¼ cup- Extra Virgin Olive oil
- 3 tbsp- Honey
- 1 tbsp- Dijon mustard
- 1 tbsp- Apple cider vinegar
In a bowl mix prawns with lemon juice and salt, keep aside for 30 minutes.
Heat olive oil in a frying pan, add sliced garlics and sauté for a few seconds over medium heat.
Now add the marinated prawns only, sans the marination. Mix well, and cook for a minute. Add Piri Piri seasoning and lemongrass, mix & cook for 3-4 minutes more. Remove from the heat and keep aside.
In a small bowl or jar mix, everything mentioned ‘for salad dressing’, keep aside.
In another bowl mix quinoa, sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and cilantro.
Now add All-purpose seasoning into this according to your taste. Add cooked prawns and salad dressing, mix well. Check to season and serve immediately.