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Prawn and Papaya Lettuce Wraps

These lettuce wraps are fresh and light, perfect for a summer starter.

Prep Time

    •    Prep and cook time: 20 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 4


    •    juice of 1 lime
    •    2 tsps fish sauce
    •    2 tsps palm sugar
    •    1 tbsp vegetable oil
    •    1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce
    •    4 inner leaves of butter lettuce
    •    1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
    •    4 spring onions, sliced on the diagonal
    •    1 small red chilli, seeded, finely chopped
    •    400g cooked peeled prawns, cut into bite sized pieces
    •    1 small red papaya, peeled, seeds removed, cut into bite sized pieces

Mix chilli, sweet chilli sauce, fish sauce, oil, lime juice and sugar, and whisk gently to combine. Place in a bowl with prawns, papaya, coriander and spring onion (reserving some spring onion for garnish). Place a lettuce leaf on each serving plate, fill with mixture and garnish with reserved spring onion.

This great family recipe is thanks to delicious Recipes at


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