Jamie Oliver

Asian pinch salad

Crispy lettuce cups, spicy prawns & noodles

Asian pinch salad

Serves 4
Cooks In30 minutes
DifficultySuper easy
Nutrition per serving
  • Calories
    214
    11%
  • Fat
    10.0g
    14%
  • Saturates
    1.6g
    8%
  • Protein
    17.1g
    34%
  • Carbs
    12.2g
    5%
  • Sugars
    1.9g
    2%

Of an adult's reference intake

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Ingredients

  • 5 cm piece of ginger
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 25 g sesame seeds
  • 24 raw peeled king prawns , from sustainable sources (defrost first, if using frozen)
  • 1 pinch Chinese five-spice powder
  • 1 lime
  • sesame oil
  • 2 round lettuces
  • 50 g fine rice noodles
  • ½ a bunch of fresh coriander (15g)
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Method

  1. Peel and very finely chop the ginger and deseed and finely slice the chilli (deseed if you like). Toast the sesame seeds in a dry frying pan until lightly golden, then remove to a bowl.
  2. Mix the prawns with the five-spice and ginger, finely grate in the lime zest and add a splash of sesame oil. Toss to coat, then leave to marinate.
  3. Trim the lettuces, discarding any tatty outer leaves, then click the leaves apart. Pick out 12 nice-looking inner leaves (save the remaining lettuce for another recipe).
  4. Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions, then drain and toss in a little sesame oil. Leave to cool, then squeeze over the lime juice.
  5. Scatter over the chilli and sesame seeds, then pick over the coriander leaves. Mix well.
  6. Stir-fry the marinated prawns in a hot wok or frying pan over a high heat for 2 to 3 minutes, or until just cooked.
  7. Pile pinches of noodle salad onto the lettuce leaves, and top each with a couple of prawns, then tuck in.

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Nutrition per serving
  • Calories
    214
    11%
  • Fat
    10.0g
    14%
  • Saturates
    1.6g
    8%
  • Protein
    17.1g
    34%
  • Carbs
    12.2g
    5%
  • Sugars
    1.9g
    2%

Of an adult's reference intake