Chicken and prawn salad

March 24, 2015 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Chicken and prawn salad recipe

A fresh and crisp salad for a cool spring lunch.

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Chicken and prawn salad

Serves: 4 – 6
Cooking Time: 30 mins



Peel the prawns and keep them in the fridge until needed.


In a small bowl, combine the cumin, fish sauce, lime juice, olive oil, sesame oil, mint and sugar. Stir until the sugar has dissolved and set aside.


Combine the cucumber, chicken, carrot, sprouts, spring onion, lettuce and mint leaves in a large salad bowl. Add the prawns and lightly toss together with the sesame oil mixture.


Pile onto a serving platter or place into individual bowls and sprinkle with the sesame seed

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