Shrimp skewer, Iberian ham and melon. Recipe for an appetizer that has it all, simple, tasty and healthy

Shrimp skewer, Iberian ham and melon

Melon with ham, shrimp with ham, melon with shrimp… What could go wrong? Well, let them know little, so we shall supply a sufficient quantity according to the appetite of our guests, for they will not have enough of just one of them shrimp skewers, Iberian ham and melon because they have everything, they are fresh, simple, tasty and healthy (compliance with the three S’s). They are also very easy and quick to make, so keep an eye out for them medical prescription.

We will give you an idea to present this recipe for flyers from prawns, Iberian ham and melon which is also very simple, but ideal to respect the flavors of each ingredient and their harmony with each other, we provide fresher notes with some rules base and cherry tomatoes, and grassy notes with good EVOO, the crisp with the roasted almonds to which their flavor is added… You’ll love them, but feel free to make your own variations by dressing these delicious skewers with a vinaigrette of your choice, that’s cooking.

Ingredients (4 dishes)

  • 2 slices of melon
  • 8 large grilled prawns
  • 8 slices of Iberian ham
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of crystallized almonds
  • 2 tablespoons roasted Marcona almonds
  • 150 grams of lamb’s lettuce
  • with flaked salt
  • without extra virgin olive oil
  • with freshly ground black pepper
  • c/n smoked paprika flakes (optional).


Cut it out cantaloupe Dice about half a bite, for each skewer you will need two pieces of melon.

Peel them off Cooked shrimpif you have them fresh and want to know how to cook them to their point, you can read this post.

leave it Iberian ham air-dried and at room temperature to sweat and thus fully enjoy its aroma and taste.

Shrimp skewer, Iberian ham and melon

Wash and dry the cherry tomatoes, toast the almonds the granillo and the Marcona almond separately, each takes its own time.

Prepare the basic salad, in this case the ruleswhich will be simply seasoned with extra virgin olive oil, the rest of the seasonings are for the whole dish.

End and presentation

series in every souvlaki a cube of melon, a king prawn, the Iberian ham, another cube of melon and the tomato. Place the skewers on a bed of lamb lettuce and spread the diced almonds, whole almonds, some freshly ground black pepper, smoked paprika flakes, salt flakes and extra virgin olive oil on top. And bon appetit!

Shrimp skewer, Iberian ham and melonShrimp skewer, Iberian ham and melonShrimp skewer, Iberian ham and melonShrimp skewer, Iberian ham and melon

c/s = tablespoon
c/p = sweet of the spoon
c/c = teaspoon
c/n = Quantity required

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