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Thai-style asparagus, prawn & green bean salad


Serves: 4
timePrep time: 15 mins
timeTotal time:
Thai-style asparagus, prawn & green bean salad
Recipe photograph by Andrew Montgomery

Thai-style asparagus, prawn & green bean salad


Serves: 4
timePrep time: 15 mins
timeTotal time:

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Nutritional information (per serving)
Calories
331Kcal
Fat
12gr
Saturates
2gr
Carbs
35gr
Sugars
4gr
Fibre
4gr
Protein
18gr
Salt
1.6gr

Lucas Hollweg

Lucas Hollweg

Lucas Hollweg is a self-taught cook and food writer respected for his laid-back, homely food. He was named Evelyn Rose 2012 Cookery Journalist of The Year and is author of Good Things To Eat.

See more of Lucas Hollweg’s recipes
Lucas Hollweg

Lucas Hollweg

Lucas Hollweg is a self-taught cook and food writer respected for his laid-back, homely food. He was named Evelyn Rose 2012 Cookery Journalist of The Year and is author of Good Things To Eat.

See more of Lucas Hollweg’s recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 5 tbsp fresh lime juice (2-3 limes)
  • 4 tbsp Thai fish sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 medium red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 250g green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 300g asparagus, trimmed and cut into 5cm lengths
  • 300g cooked thin rice noodles
  • 2 x 175g packs cooked king prawns
  • a small handful of mint leaves, shredded if large
  • a generous handful of coriander leaves

Step by step

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the sugar, lime juice, fish sauce, garlic, chilli and oil. Put to one side.
  2. Simmer the beans in boiling water for 3 minutes, then add the asparagus and cook for a further 3 minutes. Drain and run under the cold tap to stop them cooking, then drain again. Toss with the dressing, noodles and prawns; set aside for 15 minutes. Stir in the herbs; serve.

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