Jersey Royal, Prawn and Asparagus Salad

Jersey Royal, Prawn and Asparagus Salad

This recipe is full of fresh, summery flavours. The sweet chilli dressing adds a little kick to this salad, bringing out the flavours of the Jersey Royals, prawns and asparagus.

Prepare Ahead

Outside Jersey Royal season, try new potatoes.


  1. 1

    Bring a pan of lightly salted water to the boil and cook the potatoes for 15 minutes. Once cooked, drain the pan.

  2. 2

    While the potatoes are cooking, bring another pan of lightly salted water to the boil.

  3. 3

    Add the asparagus and frozen peas and cook for 2 minutes, then drain and set aside.

  4. 4

    Heat the oil in a pan and add the onion and garlic. Cook over a gentle heat for 5 minutes until soft but not browned.

  5. 5

    Add the cooked Jersey Royals, asparagus and peas along with the prawns to the pan. Toss well and cook for 2-3 minutes until piping hot.

  6. 6

    Divide between 4 serving plates. Whisk together the sweet chilli sauce, lemon juice and mayonnaise and drizzle over.


  • 600g Jersey Royals, scrubbed and halved
  • 150g fresh asparagus, trimmed and halved
  • 70g frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 320g cooked king prawns
  • 4 tbsp sweet chilli sauce, to dress
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise

Serves 4

Total time required 30 mins

  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins