Yum Pla Kung (Spicy Thai Prawn Salad)


i. 1 lb Prawn tails
ii. 3 cups Water 
iii. 2 tbsp Lemon grass chop coarse
iv. 1 tbsp Lime leaves chop coarse
v. 1 tbsp Coriander leaves chop coarse
vi. 2 tbsp Lime juice
vii. 2 tsp Palm sugar
viii. 1 tsp Garlic chop fine
ix. 1 tsp Ginger chop fine
x. 1/2 tsp Black pepper ground
xi. 1/2 cup Green onions sliced
xii. 1/2 cup Mint leaves
xiii. 2 to 3 birds eye chillies sliced


Bring water to a boil and add lemon grass, lime leaves and coriander. Boil for five minutes. 
Drop in prawns and cook 1 minute. Remove and rinse under cold water. 
Combine lime juice, palm sugar, garlic, ginger and black pepper in a bowl. Mix to dissolve sugar. 
Pour dressing over prawns and toss to coat. Add green onions and mint leaves, toss to mix.