Prawn Slaw

By Sean Tan  

April 3, 2019

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A protein- and fibre-rich salad dish that takes just 15 minutes to whip up for those busy days!

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 Servings


750 g small to medium cooked prawns

1 tsp ground cumin

2 tsps fish sauce

4 tbsps lime juice

4 tbsps extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp sesame oil

15 mint leaves, sliced finely

1 tsp sugar

1 medium carrot, grated coarsely

100 g snow peas, trimmed and julienned

1 telegraph cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced

3 green onions, sliced finely

½ Chinese cabbage, sliced finely

2 tbsps sesame seeds, toasted


1Peel and devein the prawns; cut in half lengthways.

2In a large bowl, combine the cumin, fish sauce, lime juice, olive oil, sesame oil, mint and sugar. Stir until the sugar has dissolved; add the prawns and toss until prawns are well coated in the dressing.

3Add the remaining ingredients and pile onto a serving platter.

Recipe & Photo: John Paul Urizar/

Tags : Healthy , prawn , Salad , slaw