Thai Banana Salsa with King Prawns

Thai Banana Salsa with King Prawns

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"Extremely refreshing. I make extra salsa to keep in the fridge for a pick-me-up after a long day at uni. You can serve it on a banana leaf with lime wedges."

Ingredients

25 m servings 260 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 260 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 36 g
  • 72%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 259 mg
  • 86%
  • Sodium:
  • 281 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix bananas, cucumbers, mint, cilantro, ginger, and red chile pepper to make salsa.
  2. In a small bowl, blend lime juice, fish sauce, and brown sugar until sugar has dissolved. Thoroughly mix into the salsa.
  3. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Place prawns in the water, and cook 3 minutes, or until flesh is opaque. Serve with the banana salsa.

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i loved this recipe! altho perhaps calling it a 'salsa' is a tad misleading. it's best eaten with plain rice, asian style, which might explain why the flavors were too strong for some reviewers,...

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My boyfriend loved this recipe, but unfortunately I didn't. I found the taste of the fish sauce and all that cilantro too strong. The prawns that the recipe called for are just too large - you...

i loved this recipe! altho perhaps calling it a 'salsa' is a tad misleading. it's best eaten with plain rice, asian style, which might explain why the flavors were too strong for some reviewers,...

My boyfriend loved this recipe, but unfortunately I didn't. I found the taste of the fish sauce and all that cilantro too strong. The prawns that the recipe called for are just too large - you...

This is an interesting combo and so very delicious! Very easy to make as well. I have made this many times and love it the more I make it! I mix the prawns in and eat it with a spoon I love it s...

Very good (and pretty)! You may think the salsa dressing is too salty/limey at the beginning, but it sweetens a lot after the bananas are added. King prawns were a little too dear for me, so I u...

Brilliant, the Salsa was amazing, used it with fish cakes instead of prawns. This recipe is a keeper. Thanks

I was looking for something outside the usual meat'n taters. This was an unexpected spicy/tangy taste kaleidoscope! Didn't have any fish sauce so I used soy instead-- worked great! Also subbed t...

Delicious! Will let it marinate overnight and have for lunch tomorrow.

Gave this 4 stars because I changed it so much from the original but what a great base to start with! I eliminated the cilantro and put in only 1/4 tsp. of the thai fish sauce (1 tablespoon of ...

So fresh, I love it! I went heavy on the cilantro, used a very firm banana, and (spice wimp!) used some of a yellow bell pepper and couple dashes of cayenne instead of the chile. Prawns - yeah r...