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Thai Prawn Salad

Variety is the spice of life. If you like a little spice or edge to your protein fix…try this easy, yummy salad/dinner option.

 OK after 3pm



  • 750g uncooked large prawns
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 4 kaffir lime leaves
  • Bag of mixed salad leaves
  • 3 lemon grass stalks.white only finely sliced


  • 2 to 3 small red chillies. Finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 10 tablespoons of lime juice


  1. place dressing ingredients together in a bowl and mix together
  2. cook the prawns in boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes. Drain thoroughly and leave to cool
  3. Place the garlic kaffir lime leaves, lemon grass, salad dressing and cooled prawns in a large bowl and toss together.
  4. Place salad leaves on each plate and top with the prawn salad.

Serve immediately.

Variations: If having at lunch time serve with wholegrain rice. Add ¼ Avocado to the salad


LivFit Functional Facts:

Prawns and shrimps are an extremely good source of protein, yet are very low in fat and calories, making them a very healthy choice of food.


LivFit:Lean Tick Info:

Less than 3g Saturated Fat per 100g
No added salt (low sodium)
Less than 10g sugar (low sugar)
Gives 1-2 serves vegetables/fruit
No white flour products
No carbohydrates after 3pm
Protein with every meal (5-25g)

No added salt. Although this recipe does not contain added salt, oyster sauce is high in sodium…so don’t use more than the tablespoon.

Time to Make: 10 to 15 mins