Bean Salad with Honey Prawns

The addition of honey prawns to a bean salad really lifts this dish into something exciting


  • 20 green prawns, peeled, deveined, tails left intact
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 orange rind
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 tbs honey
  • 150g green beans, cut into 4cm pieces
  • 150g flat beans, cut into 4cm pieces
  • Olive oil spray, to grease

Step by Step Guide

Step 1.

Combine prawns, oil, soy sauce, garlic, orange rind, shallots and half of the honey. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes in the marinade.

Step 2.

Place beans on the steam tray and onto glass tray provided. Place the trays into the oven in the Lower position. Fill up the water tank and set the oven to STEAM HIGH > 20 MINUTES > START.

After cooking has completed, set the beans aside (see settings for MWO below *1), cool the oven and wipe the cavity.

Step 3.

Thread the prawns onto pre‐soaked skewers. Place 5 prawns on each skewer. Place on the grilling rack and glass tray. Place into the Upper position.
Set the oven to GRILL > 10 MINUTES > START.
Turn over the prawns halfway through cooking. Remove the prawns from the skewers. (see setting for MWO below *2).

Step 4.

Melt the remaining honey and orange juice in a small microwave safe dish for 30‐40 seconds on 100%. Pour the melted honey and orange juice over the prawns and beans.


*1 ‐ Place the green beans and flat beans in a large microwave safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and microwave for 4‐5 minutes on 100%. Set aside.

*2 ‐ Place the prawns and marinade in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute on 100%, then microwave for 4 minutes on 50%. Toss the prawns halfway through cooking.

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