Asian prawn & pineapple salad

This no-cook main course salad can just be tossed together and served on its own, or with steamed rice or boiled noodles

  • Prep:20 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 202
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 17g
  • sugars 14g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 19g
  • salt 1.5g

Ingredients

  • 1 small pineapple or 350g pineapple chunks
  • 140g beansprouts
  • 250g cooked king prawns
  • ½ cucumber, peeled, deseeded and sliced on the angle
  • 200g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • handful mint leaves, very roughly chopped
  • 50g unsalted cashews, toasted if you like
  • ½ red chilli, deseeded and sliced
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp golden caster sugar
  • juice 2 limes
  • 1½ tsp fish sauce

Method

  1. Mash the chilli, garlic and sugar to a paste using a pestle and mortar or small processor. Stir in the lime juice and fish sauce, then set aside.

  2. Peel, quarter, core and slice the pineapple at an angle. Toss with beansprouts, prawns, cucumber and tomato and some of the dressing. Pile into bowls and scatter with mint and cashews. Drizzle with the rest of the dressing and serve.