The best recipes

Prawn & papaya salad

Prawn & papaya salad

We are searching data for your request:

Forums and discussions:
Manuals and reference books:
Data from registers:
Wait the end of the search in all databases.
Upon completion, a link will appear to access the found materials.

Prawn & papaya salad

Light & zingy

Light & zingy

Serves 6

Cooks In30 minutes plus cooling

DifficultySuper easy

Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 196 10%

  • Fat 6.8g 10%

  • Saturates 1.3g 7%

  • Sugars 10.3g 11%

  • Salt 0.8g 13%

  • Protein 16.7g 33%

  • Carbs 17.4g 7%

  • Fibre 3g -

Of an adult's reference intake


  • 50 g unsalted peanuts
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 400 g peeled king prawns , deveined
  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • groundnut oil
  • 1-2 fresh red Thai chillies
  • 3 limes
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • runny honey
  • 1 cucumber
  • 650 g green papaya , (or ½ large white cabbage)
  • 4 spring onions
  • ½ a bunch of fresh Thai basil
  • ½ a bunch of fresh coriander


  1. Toast the peanuts in a large dry frying pan over a medium-high heat, transfer to a bowl and set aside. Peel and finely slice 2 cloves of garlic, roughly chop most of the prawns and the tomatoes.
  2. Return the frying pan to a medium-high heat with 1 tablespoon of oil and the garlic. Fry for 1 minute, stir in the whole prawns and fry until turning pink, then add the chopped prawns. Cook for another minute, stir in the tomatoes, then cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until softened. Remove from the heat and leave to cool.
  3. Deseed the chillies and peel the remaining clove of garlic, then roughly chop. Place into a pestle and mortar and pound to a rough paste. Add half the toasted peanuts and bash well. Squeeze in the juice from 2 limes, add the fish sauce and 2 tablespoons of honey, then mix well. Taste and add more lime juice or honey, if needed, then place into a large bowl.
  4. Halve the cucumber lengthways, scoop out the watery seeds, then very finely slice with a mandolin (use the guard!). Peel and very finely shred the green papaya (or the cabbage, if using), then add to the dressing.
  5. Trim and finely slice the spring onions, pick and roughly chop the basil leaves, then add to the bowl with the whole coriander leaves. Add the cooled prawn mixture and toss well. Roughly chop and scatter over the remaining peanuts and serve with lime wedges for squeezing over.

Watch the video: Eating Papaya salad with shrimp


  1. Mazujin

    I absolutely agree with the previous statement

  2. Reaghan

    One spam in the comments ... Author, if you can hear me, write to this email - there are good suggestions for your blog

  3. Daikasa

    Of course. All of the above is true. We can communicate on this theme.

  4. Zuzilkree

    This sentence is simply incomparable)

  5. Vic

    It is a pity, that now I can not express - it is very occupied. But I will return - I will necessarily write that I think.

Write a message