Prawns with noodles, carrot, coconut and chilli

Serves: 4
Course: Salads
Cooking Time: 0 hr 5 mins
  • 10-12 prawns, shelled
  • 4 nests rice noodles
  • Small handful toasted coconut flakes
  • 2 small carrots, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • Juice of 1 lime 
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • Small bunch spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 6 fresh radishes, thinly sliced
  • Small bunch of coriander, chopped 
  • Salt

1 Season the prawns and pan fry until pink.

2 Soak the noodles according to packet instructions and drain them.

3 Mix the noodles with the prawns, carrots, lime juice, spring onions and radishes, and top with the coconut, chilli and more coriander.

4 Put it all in a pretty bowl and bring to the table.

Jess Murphy

Jess Murphy

Jess Murphy, a contributor to The Irish Times, is a Kiwi chef living on the west coast of Ireland