TIred of boring Salads? Why not put some zing in your next meal and try some inspiration from Asia.

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

Serves 2


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.

1/4 Avocado

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.

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