Thai Marinated Prawn Salad

Thai Marinated Prawn Salad


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Bring the tastes of Thailand to your next barbecue or dinner with this marinated prawn salad flavoured with lime, lemongrass, ginger and chilli!


Serves: 2 

  • For the marinade
  • 12 raw king prawns
  • pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 bunch fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • For the vinaigrette
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 stalks lemongrass, finely diced
  • 15g fresh ginger, crushed
  • 1 green chilli, finely diced
  • zest and juice of 2 limes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • For the salad
  • 1 heart of cos lettuce
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red capsicum, seeded and cut into thin strips

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Extra time:20min marinating  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Peel the prawns, leaving the tails intact. Place in a bowl, season with a little salt, the sesame oil and soy sauce. Sprinkle with coriander and let marinate 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the dressing. In a small bowl combine the garlic, lemongrass, ginger, chilli, lime juice and zest, soy sauce and sesame oil.
  3. Arrange the lettuce leaves in a serving dish. Add onion, cucumber and capsicum then drizzle with the vinaigrette.
  4. In a hot frypan, saute the prawns about 5 minutes, turning so they cook evenly. Arrange the prawns on the salad and add a few sprigs coriander to garnish.

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