Warm Mango and Prawn Salad Recipe

Warm Mango and Prawn Salad Recipe

Warm Mango and Prawn Salad

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 125 g snow peas (mange tout)
  • 2 x 300 g semi-ripe (but not green) mangoes, peeled, julienned
  • 1 handful mixed herbs including mint, Vietnamese mint, basil and perilla leaves, sliced
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 red Asian shallots, thinly sliced
  • 3 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, julienned
  • 450 g large raw prawns, peeled, deveined, leaving the tails intact
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Dressing

  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

Procedure:

  1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Add the snow peas and blanch for 1 minute. Drain, briefly refresh in cold water, and then drain again. Slice the snow peas lengthways and place in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the mango and most of the  herbs, reserving some herbs as a garnish. Set aside.
  3. Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a bowl. Season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper and set aside.
  4. Heat a wok over a medium heat. Add the vegetable oil and sauté the shallots and ginger for 3 minutes, or until caramelised.
  5. Add the prawns and stir-fry for 2 minutes, or until just cooked. Stir in the lime juice to deglaze the pan, and then season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  6. Add the prawn mixture to the mixing bowl. Pour the dressing over and toss until well combined.
  7. Transfer to a serving platter, garnish with the remaining mint and serve.
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