Prawn Salad with Lemongrass Turmeric Dressing

The real secret to any successful salad? Easy: the dressing. We love playing around with fresh ingredients and recently discovered the most delicious pairing for a prawn salad. Spoiler alert, it’s our lemongrass turmeric dressing.

So, if you’re looking for something that’s fresh, easy, and comes together in a jiffy, this prawn salad recipe should be your go-to.

Easy Prawn Avocado Salad with Lemongrass Dressing

Ingredients for the Prawn Salad:

  • Avocado
  • 5-6 peeled prawns (per serving)
  • 1 tomato
  • Salad greens (use your favorite or a mix for more color and flavor)
  • Fresh chilies (chopped, for garnishing- yes we love a spicy touch)
  • Scallion (chopped, for garnishing)
  • Sesame seeds (for garnishing)

Ingredients for the Lemongrass Turmeric Dressing:


  1. Sautee your peeled prawns with a thin layer of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) and set aside, add the salad greens into a bowl and set aside.
    2. Prep the lemongrass salad dressing by mixing the yogurt with 2 teaspoons of Mekhala’s Organic Lemongrass Turmeric Paste, honey, and lemon juice.
  2. Feel free to adjust the proportion of salt, pepper and lemon juice according to your preference.
    4. Assemble your salad by mixing the greens, adding the tomato, the avocado slices and finally the prawns.
    5. Pour a generous amount of the lemongrass turmeric dressing on top.
    6. Sprinkle the sesame seeds and chilly slices to garnish.
    7. Take a bite and enjoy!


  1. If you love the flavor of lemongrass turmeric as much as we do, feel free to pre-marinade your prawns with 2-3 teaspoons of EVOO and a teaspoon of our Lemongrass Turmeric Paste before cooking them.

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Here’s more of our lemongrass turmeric recipes ro make your weeknight dinner rush easier!

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