Easy Prawn San Choy Bao
Easy Prawn San Choy Bao
Serve up this quick and healthy prawn recipe by Zoe Bingley-Pullin from Good Chef Bad Chef.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Marinating
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 4 servings
  • 250 grams prawns, shelled & deveined, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 centimeter knob ginger, finely grated
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 large red chilli, deseeded & finely chopped
  • ¼ b coriander, washed, finely chopped, incl stems
  • ¼ bunch mint, chopped
  • ½ avocado, pip removed, diced
  • 2 tablespoons raw cashews, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 4 iceberg lettuce leaves, as cups
  1. Marinate the prawns in a bowl with sesame oil, garlic, ginger and chilli. In a large pan, cook the prawns for about 5 mins. Leave to cool.
  2. Once cooled, roughly chop them in a large bowl with the avocado, coriander and mint, and mix through.
  3. Serve in a lettuce cup with a couple of spoonfuls of the prawn mixture topped with the chopped cashews and a squeeze of lime.
  4. Note: Can use scallops in place of prawns if preferred.

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