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Thai-Style Grapefruit and Prawn

Thai-Style Grapefruit and Prawn

  • Prep

    25 m
  • Cook

    5 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
Swiss Phil

Swiss Phil

Super starter, sensually spicy.

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  • Calories:
  • 311 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 26.3 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 722 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the shrimp, and return to a boil. Cook the shrimp until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Combine the grapefruit, onion, avocado, lime juice, fish sauce, chile pepper, and brown sugar in a large bowl. Top grapefruit salad with cooked shrimp, and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.
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Reviews

JDawnP
10

JDawnP

8/18/2010

I return again and again to Swiss Phil's recipes and his recommendations. They all seem so good and aimed at me and the Café in which I work. This is as he describes, sensually spicy, and has rapidly become a big hit. We call it Thai Prawns with Grapefruit! And when we ran out of it, I just went a bought some cooked prawns and used them with no real difference detectable.

Em Jay
9

Em Jay

7/29/2010

Amazingly flavorful!! I substituted a tablespoon or so of sweet thai chili sauce instead of the chili pepper and brown sugar. Served with corn muffins this was a perfect supper for a hot summer evening.

Sonya Jane
5

Sonya Jane

2/2/2011

Excellent! Delivers everything promised! Love it! Can use pre-packaged cooked prawns if you like. Perhaps not an authentic Thai recipe, but then the title DOES say it's Thai-style.

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