Smoked Salmon and Prawn Pasta Salad

About this recipe: Pasta is flavoured with curry powder, then tossed with prawns, smoked salmon and peas. It's all tossed in a fresh herb salad dressing.

Corwynn Darkholme

Ingredients

Serves: 4 

  • 225 g tri-coloured pasta assortment
  • 3 tablespoons curry powder
  • 350g fresh prawns
  • 115g smoked salmon, chopped
  • 200g frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste

Method

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Fill a large saucepan with salted water and bring to the boil. Add the curry powder, let it dissolve, then add the pasta. When the pasta is cooked but still firm, drain and cool with running water. Drain again thoroughly and place in a large salad bowl.
  2. Fill a large pot with salted water and bring to the boil. Boil the prawns until they turn pink and curl slightly, 2-3 minutes. Drain, place under cold running water and drain again. Peel and devein the prawns and set aside.
  3. Add the prawns, smoked salmon and green peas to the pasta.
  4. In a small bowl stir together the tarragon, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add the oil and stir vigorously until blended.
  5. Pour dressing over pasta dish. Toss well and serve.

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