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Barbecued prawn salad with basil mayo

Enjoy this easy barbecue dish with its punchy flavours of lime, wasabi and chilli.
barbecued prawn salad with basil mayo


Basil mayo


1.To make basil mayo, blend or process mayonnaise, avocado, garlic, paste, juice and basil until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl; add enough of the water to form a drizzling consistency. Season to taste. Cover, refrigerate until required.
2.Shell and devein prawns, leaving tails intact.
3.Combine oil, juice, garlic and chilli in a large bowl; season. Add prawns; toss to combine. Cover, refrigerate for 30 minutes.
4.Preheat barbecue (or grill or grill pan). Barbecue prawns for 1 minute each side or until just cooked through.
5.Divide rocket and cucumber among plates. Top with warm prawns; drizzle with a little of the mayonnaise. Accompany with remaining mayo, and lime or lemon cheeks, if you like.

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