How to make Spicy Prawn Salad -

Simple yet tasty, this prawn salad will find favour with all seafood lovers.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Prawns (medium) (मध्यम आकार के प्रॉन्स), Red chilli flakes (रेड चिल्ली फ्लेक्स)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Salads

Spicy Prawn Salad

Spicy Prawn Salad Recipe Card


Hindi: jhinga
Favourite seafood? Prawns, prawns and more of prawns. A wide variety of small crustaceans, tiny relatives of the lobster, are known as prawns. Prawns are normally translucent when raw but get their distinctive pink or red colour on being cooked. one word of caution – if buying unpeeled prawns, smell for freshness and look for bright, shiny shells that have some spring left in them.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spicy Prawn Salad Recipe

  • Prawns (medium) shelled and deveined with tails intact 10-12

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice of ½ lemon to taste

  • Salt

  • Red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Spring onions with greens chopped separately 1

  • Fish sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Lettuce leaves lollorosso 2-3

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 5-6


Step 1

Put prawns in a bowl, add lemon juice, salt, chilli flakes and chilli sauce, mix and set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté till golden. Add onion and spring onion bulb, toss and saute till golden.

Step 3

Add marinated prawns and mix well. Add fish sauce and castor sugar and toss.

Step 4

Place the lollorosso leaves and iceberg lettuce on a serving platter.

Step 5

Add some spring onion greens to the pan and toss.

Step 6

Put the prawn mixture over the leaves and serve hot garnished with remaining spring onion greens.

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