Marinated garlic and chilli prawns are served hot on top of a light refreshing papaya and Asian slaw salad.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped

  • 200g medium raw prawns

  • ½ tsp paprika

  • 1 small dried chilli, crumbled

  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled, quartered, deseeded, and thickly sliced (can use mango or pineapple instead)

  • Juice of ½ lemon or 1 lime

  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • For the Asian slaw

  • 1 large red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled and very thinly sliced

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp fish sauce

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • ½ tsp golden caster sugar

  • 1 red pepper, cored and finely shredded

  • 1 yellow pepper ,cored and finely shredded

  • 4 spring onions, finely shredded

  • ½ cucumber, quartered lengthways and thickly sliced

  • 2 tbsp roughly chopped fresh mint

  • 2 tbsp roughly chopped fresh coriander

  • 50g raw peanuts

  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds


  • 1.

    Remove the heads and shells of the prawns and take out the intestinal tracks.

  • 2.

    Heat the oil in a large frying pan and sauté the garlic over a medium heat very quickly. Add the prawns, paprika and chilli and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients and stir carefully for 1 minute.

  • 3.

    Combine the slaw ingredients, season with salt and pepper.

  • 4.

    Serve the hot prawns on top of the Asian slaw.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)

  • Energy 702kj
  • Fat Total 30g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Protein 28g
  • Carbohydrate 92g
  • Sugar 54g
  • Sodium 1742mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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