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Prawn salad with spicy dressing

Prawn salad with spicy dressing

Total Time
25 min
25 min
0 min
The smooth prawn texture along with the crunch of the fresh veg and spice will definitely make this your new favourite salad!


Caster sugar

1 tsp

Fish sauce

1 tbs

Rice wine vinegar

1 tbs

Lime juice

1 tbs


1 clove(s), crushed

Fresh red chilli

1 whole, thinly sliced

Snow peas

125 g

Cos lettuce

2 cup(s), (1 small lettuce) leaves torn

Cooked peeled prawns

500 g, (or buy 1kg shell-on cooked prawns, then peel and devein)


600 g, peeled, cut into thin wedges

Lebanese cucumber

1 medium, halved lengthways, sliced

Fresh coriander

2 tbs


  1. Combine the boiling water and sugar in a small heatproof bowl and stir to dissolve. Cool. Stir in the fish sauce, vinegar, lime juice, garlic and chilli. Set aside.
  2. Place the snow peas into a heatproof bowl. Prepare a bowl of iced water. Cover the snow peas with boiling water, stand for 2 minutes, then drain. Place the snow peas into the iced water for 1 minute. Drain and pat dry with paper towel. Trim the snow peas and slice lengthways into thin strips.
  3. Arrange the lettuce leaves on serving plates and top with the prawns, watermelon, cucumber and snow peas. Drizzle with the dressing and sprinkle with the coriander to serve.