This low calorie tasty dish is a great meal to serve up on a sunny day.
Prawns are an excellent source of selenium, vitamin B12 and a good source of niacin, iron and zinc. If you have high cholesterol, eating prawns with their shells a la Asian style, inhibits the absorption of the cholesterol.
King Prawn Asian Inspired Salad
4 cups mixed salad leaves washed and dried
1 stalk of celery sliced in thin bite size sticks
1 shredded carrot
1/4 Spanish onion thinly sliced crescents
1/2 Red capsicum thinly sliced.
10 large cooked king prawns
2 tspn Macadamia oil
1 Lime juice (8 tspns)
2 tspn tamari (salt reduced soy sauce)
1 tspn palm sugar
3 cm lemon grass
2 tspns mint
1 tblspn flat leaf parsley
3 cm large red chilli deseeded (optional)
Arrange salad leaves on two plate. Top with celery carrot, onion & capsicum.
Slice the avocado into slices and arrange on one side of each plate in a fan.
Place prawns on top of salad.
Pour oil, juice, tamari in jar with lid.
Finely chop lemon grass, mint, parsley & chilli.
Add palm sugar and herbs to jar. Close and shake vigorously to combine.
Drizzle dressing over salad. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately.