Little Gem cups with prawn & mango salsa

Little Gem cups with prawn & mango salsa

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Prep: 10 mins Ready in 10 minutes


Serves 20
Healthy prawn and mango party nibbles, salsa-spiked for a little kick

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal43
  • fat2g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre1g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.5g
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  • 3 Little Gem lettuces, broken into individual leaves
  • 1 ripe mango
  • 1 finely chopped red onion



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 1 chopped mild red chilli



    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • juice 1 lime



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 4 tbsp light olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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  • 225g pack cooked, peeled tiger prawn
  • handful chopped coriander


  1. Break the lettuces into individual leaves. Peel and dice the mango and mix with the finely chopped red onion, chopped mild red chilli, the juice 1 lime and the light olive oil. Mix well and set aside at room temperature, covered with cling film. Just before serving, take a the peeled tiger prawns and cut them in half horizontally. Mix into the mango mixture with a handful chopped coriander. To serve, spoon the mixture on to the Little Gem leaves and arrange on a large platter or plate.

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22nd Nov, 2010
I made these as part of a 'picky' buffet so threaded the prawns and a cube of mango on to a cocktail stick....perfect!
11th Aug, 2010
Really light fresh and crispy, as well as healthy option
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