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Chilli Prawn and Pasta Salad

A wonderful zingy pasta salad with prawns, chilli, avocado, spring onions and peppers steeped in a garlicy parsley dressing - you'll want this time and again!
Course Main
Cuisine British
Keyword pescatarian, salad, summer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Camilla Hawkins


  • 200 g Prawns cooked and peeled
  • 300 g Pasta shapes
  • ½ Red pepper chopped
  • ½ Green pepper chopped
  • ½ Yellow pepper chopped
  • 1 Red chilli deseeded and chopped
  • 3 - 4 Spring Onions sliced
  • 1 Avocado chopped
  • For dressing:
  • 3 Heaped tsp chopped parsley
  • 3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp. White wine vinegar
  • 2 Garlic cloves crushed
  • Pinch of brown sugar
  • Freshly ground salt & pepper


  • Cook the pasta according to instructions, drain and cool.
  • Make the dressing by combining the parsley, olive oil, vinegar, garlic, sugar, salt & pepper in a lidded beaker and shake vigorously.
  • Combine the chopped vegetables, chilli and prawns with the pasta, pour over the dressing and mix well.
  • Serve with crusty bread.