Just another simple salad with prawns prepared in the Varoma (steamer) attachment of the Thermomix. Full Steam Ahead.
Salad with the Flavours of Sicily
400g Spanish onions, sliced thinly
50g red wine vinegar
1000g large green (raw) prawns
1 lemon sliced
400g cherry tomatoes cut in half
20g parsley, leaves only
1 clove garlic
50g extra virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
Place in a bowl the thin slices of onion and drizzle with the vinegar.
Remove the shell from the prawns without removing the head or tail piece and remove the black intestinal tract. If you wish to keep them straight for presentation then you can skewer them as in the photo.
Place the prawns in the Varoma with three slices of lemon.
Pour the water into the TM bowl, add the pinch of salt and a slice of lemon. Position the Varoma and cook for 15 minutes at Varoma temperature on speed 1. Allow to cool slightly before placing the prawns on a plate to remove their heads and then set them aside.
Remove onions from the vinegar and spread in the tray of the Varoma. Place the tray in the Varoma and reposition to steam the onions for 5 minutes at Varoma temperature on speed 1.
Arrange the onion on a flat plate, add the tomatoes and lastly the prawns.
Empty water from the TM bowl then dry it before placing the parsley and garlic into the bowl and chopping for 5 seconds on speed 7. Add the oil, salt and pepper and mix for 5 seconds on speed 3.
Drizzle dressing over the prawns, tomatoes and onions.
Decorate with slices of lemon.
Serve cold or at room temperature.
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