Salad Recipes

Melon and Prawn Salad recipe

A light summer salad that makes for a perfect side salad or even a light summer entree. Hearty prawns and sweet cantaloupe melons are tossed in a zesty sour cream and mayonnaise dressing and chilled for a perfect and exciting salad dish.


  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup minced mango chutney
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 medium cantaloupe melons
  • 1 large honeydew melon
  • 1 lb of cooked prawns, shelled


  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, mango chutney, lime juice and curry powder. Whisk together and chill.

  2. Peel and seed melons, and cut into bite-sized chunks.

  3. Add prawns and melon slices to mayonnaise mixture and gently toss. Serve cold.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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cupabout 177ml (177.4425 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
cupabout 59ml (59.1475 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
1 lbabout 454g (453.59 grams based on 453.59 grams in a pound)


Published: January 4, 2012
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