Hot Prawn Salad With Fruit Cocktail Recipe

Indulge in the delightful harmony of flavors with our Hot Prawn Salad with Fruit Cocktail recipe. This vibrant and refreshing dish combines succulent prawns with the sweetness of a fruit cocktail, creating a tantalizing balance that’s perfect for any occasion.

Whether served as an appetizer, light lunch, or even a main course, this salad is a feast for both the eyes and the palate. Let’s dive into a culinary journey that’s sure to leave your taste buds dancing!


 (Serves 4)

  • 1 pound (450g) large prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 can (14 ounces) fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1 cup mixed salad greens
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1 lemon
hot prawn salad with fruit cocktail recipe
hot prawn salad with fruit cocktail recipe

For the Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Prepare the Prawns:

In a bowl, combine the prawns, olive oil, minced garlic, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.

Heat a pan over medium-high heat. Add the prawns and cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side or until they turn pink and opaque. Set aside.

Prepare the Dressing:

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, honey, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Set aside.

Assemble the Salad:

In a large bowl, combine the mixed salad greens, drained fruit cocktail, sliced bell peppers, red onion, and chopped cilantro.

Add the Prawns:

Gently toss the cooked prawns with the salad mixture.

Drizzle the Dressing:

Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.


Divide the salad into individual serving plates.

Squeeze fresh lemon juice over each portion for an extra burst of flavor.

Enjoy your delightful Hot Prawn Salad with Fruit Cocktail, a harmonious blend of seafood, fruits, and vegetables that’s as nutritious as it is delicious!

Nutrition Facts:

(Values are approximate and may vary based on serving size and specific ingredients used.)

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 15g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 150mg
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Vitamin C: 40% DV
  • Vitamin A: 20% DV
  • Iron: 10% DV