Prawns with Thai Banana Salsa

Prawns with Thai Banana Salsa


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About this recipe: Extremely refreshing appetiser. I make extra salsa to keep in the fridge for a pick-me-up after a long day. You can serve this on a banana leaf with lime slices.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 bananas, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cucumbers - peeled, seeded, and diced
  • good handful fresh mint leaves
  • good handful fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger root
  • 1 fresh red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 1 large lime. juiced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 750g prawns, peeled and deveined

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:3min  ›  Ready in:18min 

  1. In a large bowl, mix bananas, cucumbers, mint, coriander, ginger and red chilli to make salsa.
  2. In a small bowl, blend lime juice, fish sauce and brown sugar until sugar has dissolved. Thoroughly mix into the salsa.
  3. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Place prawns in the water, and cook 3 minutes, or until flesh is opaque. Serve with the banana salsa

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This was so easy to make. Love it. - 20 Oct 2013

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