Watermelon & Prawn Salad

Watermelon & Prawn Salad

So the title of this post originally was "Summer musings and recipe for Watermelon & Prawn Salad", I looked at the draft in my dashboard and chuckled since the summer is long gone and the monsoon is almost ending too, the post has sat in my drafts for so long. If I look closely I might have drafts even older than those sitting on my dashboard. So starting today, I am gonna clear them. Most of them are brilliant recipes just waiting to be penned down. So here lets start with Watermelon and Prawn salad.

Recipe : Watermelon & Prawn Salad.

Watermelon & Prawn SaladSo the title of this post originally was "Summer musings and recipe for Watermelon & Prawn Salad", I looked at the draft in my dashboard and chuckled since the summer is long gone and the monsoon is almost ending too, the post has sat in my drafts for so long. If I look closely I might have draf...

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    Ingredients

    Raw, peanuts (without skin)
    handful
    Large prawns, peeled and deveined
    12 16
    Fish sauce
    1/2 tsp
    Medium watermelon, (skin,seeds removed and cut into chunks)
    1
    Large red Chili (seeds removed and and finely sliced)
    1
    Mint leaves
    10
    Lettuce leaves
    1 bunch
    For the dressing
    Ginger peeled
    1 inch
    Small garlic
    2
    Sea salt
    1/2 tsp
    Juice of lemon
    one
    Juice of orange orange
    half
    Sesame oil
    1 tsp

    Steps

    1. Cook the prawns in a pan with the fish sauce, salt and red chilli. Set aside to cool
    2. While the prawns are cooling, make the dressing. Start with pounding the ginger and garlic together.
    3. Squeeze the juice out of ginger and garlic and add to rest of the ingredients ie. lemon juice, orange juice, sesame oil and salt. Shake well to emulsify and keep aside.
    4. Once the prawns are cooled, mix all the ingredients together. Pour the dressing and mix gently
    5. Set aside for 10 minutes for the flavours to mix and enjoy this for lunch or dinner
    Watermelon & Prawn Salad
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