Prawn Martini with Mango Salsa

Prawn Martini with Mango Salsa

  • Serves 4
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1–2 ripe mangoes, peeled and diced
1 large red chilli, finely diced
Juice of 2 limes
9 Thai basil leaves, julienned
1 x 1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) Crystal Bay medium prawns, cooked
and shell removed and deveined
125 ml (4 fl oz/1/2 cup) coconut dressing
2 kaffir lime leaves, julienned
Julienned red chilli for garnish
Betel leaves for garnish

Coconut dressing
150 ml (5 fl oz) coconut cream
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon fish sauce


Have four martini glasses ready. Mix the mango, chilli, lime juice and Thai basil together to make the salsa. Spoon 2 tablespoons of salsa into the bottom of each martini glass.

Dress the prawns with the coconut dressing and place 4-6 prawns in each glass. Add a touch more salsa on top and finish with the kaffir lime strips and a garnish of red chilli and betel leaves.