Prawn salad with lime mayonnaise

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Summer: Le Cordon Bleu Home Collection

By Le Cordon Bleu

Published 1998

  • About

To make the most of the natural flavours of this chilled salad, season with a light hand. A touch of cumin and a refreshing lime mayonnaise transforms a simple lunch into a taste of summer.


  • 1 green cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 25 g (¾


  1. Peel the cucumber, cut it in half lengthways and use a teaspoon to scrape out the seeds. Cut the flesh into long, thin strips, about 10 cm x 2.5 mm (4 x ⅛ inch). Place on a large plate, sprinkle with the salt and stand for 30 minutes. (The salt will draw out the water and concentrate the flavour.) Drain off the liquid, pat dry with paper towels and sprinkle with the cumin s