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Prawn, Avocado and Mango Salad

This salad is vibrant, tasty, and oh so refreshing on a hot summer's day. It's a family favourite at many an Aussie Christmas dinner, and can also be enjoyed at any other time of the year too!
Course Appetizer, Entree, Lunch, Main Course, Salad, Snack
Cuisine Australian, New Zealand
Keyword avocado, mango, prawn, salad, seafood, spicy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 25 ml Balsamic vinegar
  • 25 ml Lime juice
  • 50 ml Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 g Chillies, red, fresh
  • 50 g Red onion diced
  • 2 large Mangoes cubed
  • 2 large Avocados cubed
  • 200 g Prawns cooked and peeled
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ head Iceberg lettuce, cut up roughly save a couple of leaves for presentation


  • In a large serving bowl, whisk together vinegar, lime juice, salt and pepper to taste. Slowly whisk in oil. Toss in mangoes, avocado and red onion to coat. Serve immediately.
  • Mix together the vinegar, lime juice, olive oil, and chillies in a small bowl.
  • Toss the prawns through the dressing, and allow to sit while preparing the rest.
  • In a larger bowl, mix together the cubed mangoes and avocado.
  • Assemble the mix of mango/avocado on a bed of lettuce, then scatter the prawns over the top.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!