Starters & Light meals

Prawn salad with black sesame tahini

20 minutes

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  • For the tahini:
  • 100 g black sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 T sesame oil
  • sea salt, to taste
  • For the dressing:
  • 3 T fish sauce
  • 8 T rice vinegar
  • 4 t palm sugar
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 2 x 60 g packets Woolworths bulk baby herb leaves
  • 36 prawns, cleaned and steamed
  • 100 g fresh coconut, grated
  • 100 g peanuts, toasted

To make the tahini paste, place all the ingredients except the salt in a blender and blend until smooth, then season to taste.

To make the dressing, whisk together all the ingredients and the tahini.

Toss the salad leaves in the dressing, then pile the prawns onto a plate and top with the leaves. Garnish with the coconut and peanuts.

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Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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