Aguachile Recipe with Prawns

Prawn aguachile salad

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Check out our quick and easy prawn aguachile salad recipe. Aguachile’ means ‘chilli water’ in Spanish, referring to the fiery dressing. Traditionally, raw prawns would be used but we’ve used cooked here to cut down on time


*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • green chillies 2, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • coriander a small bunch, stalks roughly chopped and leaves torn
  • limes 2, zested and juiced
  • caster sugar 1 tsp
  • ready-cooked prawns 180g
  • red onion 1, thinly sliced
  • avocado 1, diced
  • radishes a handful, quartered
  • cucumber ¼, diced
  • Little Gem lettuces 2, cut into chunky pieces
  • tortilla chips a handful, crushed, to serve


  • Step 1

    Put the green chillies, coriander stalks, lime zest and juice, the sugar, a pinch of salt and 50ml of water into a small blender and whizz until smooth. Put the prawns and red onion into a large bowl, pour over the dressing and leave to marinate for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 2

    Add in the avocado, radishes, cucumber, lettuce and coriander leaves, and toss again. Divide between 4 plates then sprinkle over a few crushed tortilla chips.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 228
  • Fat 13.4g
  • Saturates 2.4g
  • Carbs 13.4g
  • Sugars 5.2g
  • Fibre 5.2g
  • Protein 10.8g
  • Salt 1.1g