Chef Chumpol

5 RECIPES

of R-HAAN, a 2-Michelin Star Restaurant in Bangkok

Spicy Tiger Prawn Salad

This Spicy Tiger Prawn Salad is absolutely packed full of flavor. Cooked tiger prawns are marinated in a wonderful concoction of Thai ingredients. This spicy yet refreshing Thai dish is a cinch to make and packs a punch with lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, fresh chili, and mint.

CUISINES: Thai
LEVEL: EASY
TIME: 30 min
SERVING: 2 People
INGREDIENTS:
LET'S START
Step 1
Step 1
Step 1
Starting with halfway-poached headless tiger prawns, peel and leave the tails on. In a cooking pan, add a tablespoon of oil, fry the prawns on both sides until fully cooked. Then remove from the pan.
Step 2
Step 2
Step 2
Add about two tablespoons of fish sauce to the pan and mix with the remaining oil to infuse the prawn's flavor into the dressing. Then spoon the mixture into a bowl. Add chili in oil (chili jam), Thai chili sauce, palm sugar, fresh squeezed lime juice, and fresh chili. Mix well. Taste to ensure the right flavor.
Step 3
Step 3
Step 3
Cut the prawns into bite-sized pieces. Place in the dressing bowl, gently mix well.
Step 4
Step 4
Step 4
Plating: Place all mixed salad on a serving plate together with banana blossom, sliced lemongrass, salted egg yolk, lettuce, thin-sliced radish. Place cooked tiger prawn on a plate. Pour a dressing salad on the top and ready to serve.
Final Notes
Final Notes
• Kaffir lime leaves are from greengrocers and Asian food shops. • You can leave the seeds of the chili out for a less spicy version.