Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Prawns and Celery Salad
Is your tummy tired of take-aways and greasy foods? Give it a break! Here's one interesting dish without the grease. Served with steaming white rice, it is nice and light on the belly.
Prawns and Celery Salad with Ginger Dressing
500 grms prawns, raw
2 large celery stalks and leaves
15 ml (tbsp) rice wine vinegar
2 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp flaky sea salt
1 tsp finely grated ginger
Steam the prawns until they turn pink. Drain and remove shell.
Cut celery stalks into 2 inches long, then cut each length into very thin length-wise strips.
Fill a small bowl with iced water. Add celery strips to water and sit for 5-10 minutes or till they are crisp.
Drain celery and discard water. Dry with paper towels to remove as much water as possible.
In a large enough bowl, combine prawns, celery leaves, vinegar, sugar, salt, and ginger. Adjust seasoning to taste.
Transfer to a medium plater and serve with steaming white rice.