Tangy Vietnamese Chicken & Prawn Salad

Tangy Vietnamese Chicken & Prawn Salad

Previous Next INGREDIENT Tangy Vietnamese Chicken & Prawn Salad European Print This
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts: – calories – fat


12 cooked prawns, peeled and deveined 

2 cups finely sliced Chinese cabbage 

½ cup carrot strips 

cucumber, sliced into strips 

1 long red chilli, finely sliced 

½ cup mint leaves 

¼ cup coriander leaves 

½ bottle Marion’s Kitchen Vietnamese-style Tangy Salad Dressing (find out where to buy here) 

¼ cup fried shallots 


Poached Chicken: 

1 x 200g chicken breast 

1 slices ginger, bruised 

2 garlic cloves, bruised 

1 spring onions (scallions), finely sliced 



Place 4 cups of water in saucepan. Add the ginger, garlic and spring onions. Add the chicken breasts and place over high heat. Wait for the water to just start to gentlsimmer, then turn the heat down to medium and continue to simmer for 8 minutes. Then turn the heat off (leave the saucepan on the hot stovetop), cover and leave for 10 minutes. 



Transfer the poached chicken to a chopping board. Use a rolling pin to bang the chicken pieces to loosen them. Then tear into fine shreds. 



In a large bowl, place the shredded chicken, prawns, cabbage, carrot, cucumber, chilli, mint leaves, coriander leaves and the Vietnamese Tangy Salad Dressing. Toss until well combined and transfer to serving plates. Top with crispy fried shallots. 

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