14 Pavillion Drive, Airport Oaks, Auckland


Baby Cos with Prawns & Lime

Baby Cos with Prawns & Lime
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  • 24 cooked prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined 
  • 2 green shallots, ends trimmed, thinly sliced 
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, halved lengthways, deseeded, finely chopped 
  • 1 fresh red birdseye chilli, deseeded, thinly sliced 
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves 
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh coriander leaves 
  • 2 baby cos lettuce, washed, dried, trimmed 
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped roasted peanuts 

ยท         Dressing

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed 
  • 1 tsp finely grated fresh ginger 
  • 2 tbs fresh lime juice 
  • 2 tbs caster sugar 
  • 2 tbs fish sauce 
  • 2 tsp sesame oil


  1. To make the dressing, combine the garlic, ginger, lime juice, sugar, fish sauce and sesame oil in a small bowl. 
  2. Combine the prawns, green shallot, cucumber, chilli, mint, coriander leaves and lettuce in a large bowl. 
  3. Drizzle the salad with the dressing and gently toss until just combined. Divide the salad among serving bowls and sprinkle with peanuts. Serve immediately.