Vietnamese Prawn and Chicken Salad

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Vietnamese Prawn and Chicken Salad

Servings 2
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 300 g Chicken Thigh Fillets
  • 200 g Raw Peeled Prawns
  • ½ bunch Vietnamese Mint (Fresh)
  • 50 g Mixed Salad Leaves
  • ½ packet Kaleslaw
  • 1 Long Red Chilli (Fresh Cayenne Pepper)
  • 1 Tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Fish Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Peanuts (Roasted)
  • ½ tsp Golden Monkfruit Sweetener (Brown Sugar Replacement)


  • Heat frying pan or BBQ plate to medium high heat.
  • Cook the chicken for 5-8 minutes until cooked through. Remove from the pan, cover and rest. (keep pan for prawns).


  • Pick the mint leaves, discarding the stems. Finely chop the mint.
  • Finely slice the chilli. Remove seeds if you want less heat.
  • Place salad leaves, kaleslaw, mint and chilli in a large bowl, toss to combine.

Noc Cham Dressing:

  • In a small bowl add the rice wine vinegar, fish sauce, chilli, 1 Tbsp. Water and ½ tsp. Golden monkfruit sweetener. Whisk until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Reheat the frying pan to medium high heat.
  • Cook the prawns for 2-3 minutes until just cooked through, remove from pan.
  • Shred the chicken using 2 forks.
  • Drizzle the dressing and any resting juices over the salad and divide between your plates.
  • Place the chicken and prawns on top of the salad.
  • Scatter with peanuts to serve.


Save yourself some spoons and time: use precooked BBQ chicken, shred the meat.
Calories: 1688kcal
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Spoon Rating: 🥄
Bonus Spoons: ⏲Fast Feed


Serving: 1g | Calories: 1688kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 17g
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