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Seafood Recipe: Lime Prawns with Green Mango Salad

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The green mango adds texture, freshness and tang while the prawns sing of summer. You could also use lobster or cooked, picked crab meat if you prefer.

PREP TIME: 20 min
COOK TIME: 5 min
READY TIME: 25 min
CALORIES: 170 (per serving)

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  • 16 large green (raw) prawns
  • 2 tablespoons grated lime rind
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 red chillies, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil


  • 2 green mangoes, peeled
  • 4 shallots, chopped
  • 2 red chillies, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves


1 Peel prawn bodies, leaving heads and tails intact, and thread prawns onto bamboo skewers. Combine lime rind, lime juice, chillies, cumin seeds and sesame oil, and brush thoroughly over prawns. Allow prawns to stand for 10 minutes.

2 To make green mango salad, finely slice mangoes and combine them with shallots, chillies, sugar, lime juice, mint and coriander.

3 Place salad in small piles on serving plates. Cook prawns on a hot char grill or barbecue for 1 minute on each side or until cooked through. Place prawns on green mango salad and serve.


Calories: 170.1 Kcal
Fat: 6.4 g
Cholesterol 56.9 mg
Sodium: 597.6 mg
Potassium: 518.3 mg
Protein: 10.3 g
Vitamin A: 46.8 %
Vitamin B-12: 7.7 %
Vitamin B-6: 15.0 %