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Pomelo Prawn Salad Recipe

Pomelo Prawn Salad Recipe


  • 1 large Pomelo
  • 11 oz (300g) raw medium prawns or shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • 3 Asian shallots, thinly sliced
  • 4-5 bird's eye chilies, bruised
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 oz mint leaves
  • 1/2 oz cilantro leaves
  • 4 tablespoon shredded fresh coconut or desiccated coconut, toasted
  • 3 tablespoon chopped peanuts, toasted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 teaspoon palm sugar or brown sugar


  1. To peel pomelo, slice off the top of the fruit, and score 4-6 deep line from the top to bottom. Peel the skin one section at a time. Remove pith and separate the segments of the fruit and crumble into big chunks discarding any visible seeds.
  2. In a gentle simmering water, poach prawns until they curl up and turn pink.
  3. In a large salad mixing bowl, combine pomelo, prawn, shallot, garlic, chilies, mint, cilantro, and coconut. Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl whisk fish sauce, lime juice, and sugar together.
  5. Just before serving, add the dressing over salad and toss to combine. Sprinkle peanuts on top.

Pomelo Prawn Salad Recipe Pomelo Prawn Salad Recipe Reviewed by kuji hara on 2:56 AM Rating: 5

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