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Prawn-and-potato salad with black truffle
( King prawns salad with black truffle )

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Prawn, potato and black truffle salad. Easy-to-do recipe but assured goodness. Ideal for your formal invitations because easy to serve and eat. Great for your meals, buffet-style in all seasons. Fantastic for your Christmas menu, Italian-style if you are looking for something special.

difficulty: easy

time: 50 minutes

calories: 327 (kCal)

Ingredients / Serves 2

  • 400g (14 ounces) potatoes
  • 400g (14 ounces) king prawns
  • 2 tablespoons dried chives
  • 3 tablespoons grated black truffles in oil
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
easy recipe
preparation: 20 minutes
cooking: 30 minutes
total: 50 minutes
How many calories in a serving?
Calories: 327 (kcal) 17 % - 1368 (kJ)
Protein: 21.9 (g) 44 % GDA
Total fat: 12.5 (g) 18 % GDA
Total carbohydrate: 33.8 (g) 13 % GDA
Sugars: 4.6 (g) 6 % GDA

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Recipe for prawn, potato and black truffle salad

Preparation and cooking

  • - Steam potatoes, peel them and dice.
  • - Prepare king prawns. Cook them in boiling salt water for 2-3 minutes, drain and remove their shells and heads.
  • - Put potatoes and king prawns in a bowl; dress them with chives and olive oil.
  • - Season to taste with salt.
    Stir with delicacy.

Just before serving

  • - Add truffles in oil, at room temperature, just before serving.
  • - Stir and serve.



  • - I tasted this recipe both with winter and summer truffle. The summer truffle is cheaper than winter truffle. You have the best result with Tuber melanosporum (winter truffle) but this recipe is tasty with Tuber aestivum (summer truffle) too.
  • - How much black truffle to buy? I suggest you not to buy too little truffles: a medium-size truffle goes further then few little truffles. Remember that with 150g (5 1/3 ounces) of fresh truffle I made: an omelette for two people, this recipe, risotto with chicken, potatoes and truffles, carbonara pasta and roast rabbit. Plan different recipes in a week (holiday season is perfect) and buy at least 100g (3 1/2 ounces) of black truffle.
  • - You can make this recipe all year round.
  • - Choose frozen or fresh king prawns.

Menu planning

  • - What about a special fish menu with this dish?
    Starter: a fruit-flavoured cocktail to match to little pizzas, go on with grilled scallops.
    First course: choose between egg fettuccine with caviar or tagliatelle with smoked sturgeon.
    Second course: at this point serve this salad. The following dish could be baked salmon or grouper fillets with citrus fruit. Accompany the second course with a green salad. Choose a good white wine for all meal. Links to all recipes below!
    Dessert: Italian panettone :))

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Healthy eating

  • - I suggest this dish for your special occasions. First of all for truffle cost. Then there is always to consider the richness in cholesterol of prawns.
  • - Fiber per serving: 2,7 grams.


What's the right wine for " Prawn-and-potato salad with black truffle "?

Ideal a white wine, a Chardonnay with buttery and fat aftertaste. You can also choose Muller Thurgau.