• Difficulty Easy


Longer days and the wonderful sun shining in my garden, showing signs of new growth, entices me to make more salads.

This fresh and flavoursome Asian Prawn Salad Recipe is delicious on its own or excellent when used as a filling for fresh, pan-fried paratha rolls. This Asian Prawn Salad Recipe also makes a wonderful side salad for a barbecue or lunch with friends or family. Seafood is a great way to get your Omega-3 nutrition, and always a tasty addition to any meal! Just ensure you’re buying quality seafood products that have been sustainably sourced – look for the MSC Certified Sustainble Seafood blue label.

Serves: 6-8

Special Equipment: Mastrad V-blade Mandoline

Ingredients for this Asian Prawn Salad Recipe

  • 2 large carrots, peeled and ends trimmed
  • 1 large cucumber, end trimmed
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 150g bean sprouts
  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/3 cup mint leaves, finely sliced
  • 500g cooked tiger prawns, peeled and de-veined, tails intact

For the dressing:

  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 birds-eye chilli, finely chopped (optional)

How to make this Asian Prawn Salad Recipe

1. Cut the carrots in half and, using the Mastrad V-blade Mandoline on the thin julienne blade setting, slice the carrots. Place them into a large serving bowl.

2. Cut the cucumber in half and, using the Mastrad V-blade Mandoline on the v- shaped slicing blade setting, slice cucumber into ribbons. Stack ribbons onto each other and cut ribbons lengthways (optional), before adding to the serving bowl.

3. Slice the red onion using the Mastrad V-blade Mandoline on the v-shaped slicing blade setting. Add the red onions, sprouts, coriander, mint and prawns to the serving bowl and toss to combine.

4. Place all of the dressing ingredients into a small screw top jar and shake to combine. Drizzle over the prawn salad recipe and toss.

5. Serve immediately and enjoy this Asian prawn salad recipe!

  • Love prawns – the perfect food to eat again and again. Thanks.


  • Look’s so fresh and delicious,l’ll be keeping this recipe on the fridge! Thanks.


  • This salad looks divine! Can’t wait to try it post-pregnancy, when I can add cooked cold prawns.


  • This would make for a very happy husband


  • This looks colourful & delicious, I love an easy salad.


  • what a beautiful fresh salad for summer, cant wait to try it


  • Another recipe to add to the recipe book- sounds like one to enjoy on a warm Summer night


  • I love prawns.
    YUM, Yum, Yum!!!


  • Coriander and mint, this has to be good


  • my husband would love this minus the chilli


  • this looks so crisp and a great summer salad


  • Made this yesterday for Mother’s Day lunch… Yum Everyone loved it no left overs here.

    • I would be thrilled to have this served up on Mother’s Day! :)


  • Oh my word, I would absolutely love this salad. Except for the coriander, which I loathe. I guess that I could substitute parsley and a little basil instead. Loving the prawns.


  • This looks fabulous, love all the colours.


  • think I’d use chicken instead of prawns


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