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Grilled prawns with soy and wasabi dipping sauce

Total Time
25 min
20 min
5 min
A soy and wasabi dipping sauce gives these grilled green prawns and soba noodle salad a big, bold hit of flavour


Dry soba noodles (100% buckwheat)

240 g

Lemon juice

cup(s), (80ml)

Sweet chilli sauce

¼ cup(s), (60ml)

Sesame oil

1 tbs

Soy sauce

½ cup(s), (125ml)

Fresh ginger

3 tsp, finely grated


1 clove(s), crushed

Green shallot(s)

4 individual, thinly sliced

Red capsicum

1 small, thinly sliced

Snow peas

180 g, (buy 200g), thinly sliced

Chinese cabbage (wombok)

2 cup(s), (1/4 of small cabbage), finely shredded

Fresh coriander

cup(s), leaves, chopped

Wasabi paste

10 g

Raw peeled prawns

400 g, peeled, thawed

Dried chilli flakes

1 tsp


  1. Cook noodles in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions. Drain and refresh under cold water. Combine juice, sweet chilli sauce, 2 teaspoons sesame oil and 2 tablespoons soy sauce, ginger and garlic in a large bowl. Add soba noodles, green shallots, capsicum, snow peas and shredded wombok. Toss together, then top with coriander.
  2. Meanwhile, combine remaining soy sauce and wasabi paste in a small bowl, then pour into dipping bowls. Combine prawns, chilli flakes and remaining sesame oil in a medium bowl. Heat a chargrill pan or barbecue over high heat. Add prawns and cook for 1–2 minutes or until cooked, then serve with dipping sauce and salad.


TIP: Frozen peeled, ready-to-cook green prawns are available in 400g packets from the freezer cabinet of most major supermarkets.