Vietnamese Prawn, Cucumber and Mint Salad

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Mighty Spice Cookbook

Mighty Spice Cookbook

By John Gregory-Smith

Published 2012

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  • 50 g/ oz/ cup unsalted peanuts
  • 250


  1. Heat a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the peanuts and gently toast, shaking the pan occasionally, for 2-3 minutes, or until the peanuts are a beautiful golden brown. Transfer the nuts to a plate to cool.
  2. To prepare the dressing, remove the really tough outer leaves of the lemongrass and cut off the ends of the stalks. Starting at the fatter end, roughly sli