Thai Mango-Prawn Salad


A sweet, tangy, and spicy Thai-inspired salad served warm with prawns, mango, and cashews.

Prep Time:
35 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic

  • 1 ½ teaspoons chopped pickled ginger

  • ½ cup mirin (Japanese sweet wine)

  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • ½ red pepper flakes, or more to taste

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced

  • ½ cup matchstick-cut carrots

  • ¼ cup chopped cashews

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions, or more to taste

  • 1 ripe mango, cubed

  • ½ lime, juiced

  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce, or more to taste

  • 1 pinch white sugar

  • 1 romaine hearts, chopped into bite-sized pieces, or more to taste


  1. Heat oil in a wok over medium-high to high heat. Add shrimp; cook until starting to turn pink, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute. Stir in mirin, fish sauce, vinegar, and red pepper flakes. Add red onion, carrots, cashews, and green onions. Stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes. Add mango, lime juice, soy sauce, and sugar. Remove salad from heat.

  2. Place romaine hearts on a platter and spoon salad on top including sauce. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

323 Calories
12g Fat
27g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 323
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 593mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 25mg 126%
Calcium 78mg 6%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 466mg 10%

* 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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