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Rice salad with prawns, zucchini and ginger

Try our rice salad with prawns and zucchini, you'll love it !
Main Dish
2 servings
Very Easy

Video

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Ingredients

2

Prawn marinade :

Preparation

  • Shell the prawns.
  • Step 2 - Rice salad with prawns, zucchini and ginger
    Prepare the marinade :
    Peel and cut the ginger into fine slices. Put them in a airtight container with lemon juice, olive oil and prawns. Mix well and close the container. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  • Step 3 - Rice salad with prawns, zucchini and ginger
    Cook the rice in salted boiling water and drain. Leave to cool down : on a tray or in a cool water bath.
  • Cut the zucchinis into small cubes. Sauté them in a pan with olive oil for a few minutes, stirring frequently. Add a glass of water and cook until all the water is absorbed (6-7 minutes).
  • Remove the ginger from marinade and add the prawns + marinade into the pan. Stir and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Tap the pan for a few minutes to finish cooking. Keep some cooking juice to add it to the salad !
  • Put the cooled rice in a large bowl. Add the zucchinis, prawns and mix well intil combined. Grate some ginger and mix again.
  • Step 8 - Rice salad with prawns, zucchini and ginger
    Wrap the salad and refrigerate. Serve with some sesame seeds. There you are, your salad is ready !

Observations:

How to refresh the rice ?
Make a cool water bath : add some ice cubes in a large bowl and add a bowl into it. Put the rice into the bowl !

Which rice should I use to make rice salad ?
Use parboiled rice !

How long does rice salad last in the fridge?
You can keep your salad for some days in the fridge in a airtight container, or wrapped with plastic foil.

What can I add if my rice salad is dry ?
You can add some olive oil and lemon juice.

Can I refresh the rice under cool water ?
Don't refresh the rice under cool water, the rice will be sticky !

Photos

Rice salad with prawns, zucchini and ginger, photo 1
Rice salad with prawns, zucchini and ginger, photo 2
Rice salad with prawns, zucchini and ginger, photo 3
Rice salad with prawns, zucchini and ginger, photo 4

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