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Thai prawn salad


  • Place the fish sauce, oil, chilli paste, garlic, lime juice and sugar in a bowl. Whisk well and taste for seasoning.
  • Then, in a large bowl, place the red onion, cucumber, tomatoes, spring onion, beanshoots and avocado. Add the prawns, mint and coriander with dressing to taste and gently toss.
  • To serve, mound the salad into individual bowls and spoon a little more dressing over the top and around.


  • 2 tbsp Asian fish sauce
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ tspn chilli paste
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • juice of 3-4 limes
  • 1 tspn shaved palm sugar (or soft brown sugar)
  • ½ small red onion, finely sliced
  • ¼ continental (telegraph) cucumber, halved lengthways & sliced
  • ½ punnet cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 spring (green) onions, sliced
  • a good handful of beanshoots
  • ½-1 avocado, diced
  • 16 shelled, cooked prawns
  • 1-2 tbsp each mint & coriander leaves, torn

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