Thai-Style Grapefruit and Prawns


Super starter, sensually spicy.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2 large grapefruit, peeled and sectioned

  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 large avocado, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons Thai fish sauce

  • 1 fresh red chile pepper, finely chopped

  • teaspoon brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the shrimp, and return to a boil. Cook the shrimp until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, 3 to 5 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.

  2. Combine the grapefruit, onion, avocado, lime juice, fish sauce, chile pepper, and brown sugar in a large bowl. Top grapefruit salad with cooked shrimp, and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

311 Calories
12g Fat
26g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 311
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 722mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 89mg 447%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 809mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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