Ms Vy’s Mango and Prawn Salad

Serves 4. Takes 15 minutes to make

Finished Mango Prawn Salad .jpg

For the Salad:

1 Green Mango, sliced into long matchsticks

1 cup Onion, very thinly sliced

1 ½ cups of Mint

4 ounces of Shrimp (Prawns) poached for 3 minutes

1 ½ tbsp. Salad Dressing (Recipe follows)

2 tsp. Sesame Seeds, roasted

½ tsp. Hoi An chili sauce or Sambal Oelek or Hot Sauce

¼ tsp. Sea Salt

Pinch of Coarse Black Pepper

1 tbsp. Sesame Oil


For the Dressing:

1 tbsp. Lime Juice

1 tbsp. White Sugar

1 tsp. Nuoc Mam

1 tsp minced garlic and red chili pounded.

In a small bowl, make the salad dressing.

In a large bowl put mango, poached shrimp, onion, one cup of mint, 1 teaspoon of Sesame seeds.

Add dressing to the Mango mix and toss the salad.

Serve on 4 small plates and garnish with the remaining mint and sesame seeds.  Season to taste with sea salt and coarse black pepper. Serve and enjoy!