Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

Prawn and chicken vermicelli salad


I made this seafood rice vermicelli salad and it's not just an appetiser or starter  for me.   It doubled up as another one-dish meal for my dinner and  although  it's light, it can be filling too ..... and what's more, it's really delicious!










This is indeed very scrumptuous and the plus point is there's isn't much oil in it.  Just what I like.  What about you? 

Ingredients
  • 100 gm rice vermicelli, soaked
  • 1 chicken leg, skin removed and deboned
  • 250 gm prawns
  • 1 small green capsicum, sliced thinly
  • 1 cucumber, seeded, trimmed
  • 1 medium size onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 bird eye chilli
  • 2  tsp finely shredded turmeric leaves
  • Chopped garlic and oil
  • Salt
Dressing    (Mix together)
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 Tbsp limau kasturi/calamansi juice
  • 1 Tbsp warm water
  • 5 tsp brown sugar
Preparation
  1. In a pot of boiling water add in some salt, poach the chicken till cooked through, drain and shred the meat.  Set aside.
  2. Add in the prawns whole and once the shells turn red, dish out, remove the shells, devein and slice them into halves.
  3. Cook the rice vermicelli in some boiling water, drain and cut into random lengths.
  4. Place the vermicelli, prawns and shredded chicken in a large serving bowl.
  5. Mix in the dressing, onion, capsicum, chilli and turmeric leaves.  Toss gently to combine.  Top up with 4 tsp of chopped garlic and oil.
  6. Serve immediately.

Comments

  1. This looks yummy....you have a lovely blog...I am having a giveaway in my blog..Y dont you check and join that
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/2011/05/chocolate-recipe-and-chocolate.html

    ReplyDelete
  2. very hungry now ... can you hear my stomach making noise? You know what to do lah .... a bigger portion hor since its lunch time now.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Very healthy indeed...I like the prawns best:D and the dressing too sounds very appetising!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Yes Cheah, this salad is very refreshing and looks very delicious too! I can take this as my main meal too.

    ReplyDelete
  5. wahhh.. prawns empowering noodles!

    ReplyDelete
  6. Aarthi
    Thanks for dropping by. Will check out your blog soon.

    Yummy Bakes
    Pity you're not my neihbour!

    Jeannie
    I much prefer simple light dressing, best is tangy!

    Anncoo
    Yup, I always go for recipes which can kill 2 birds with 1 stone!

    Claire
    Nice eh! Cholesterol, push aside for the moment!

    ReplyDelete
  7. This is a wonderful summer dish..love lots prawns.

    ReplyDelete
  8. cheah, this also sounds like kerabu..i can have lots of these!!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Angie
    It's perpetual summer here!

    Lena
    Ya, something like kerabu and it's one of my favourites!

    ReplyDelete
  10. This will be good for summer here.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Cheah, this is truely a Thai selection! Must be so tasty. Have a great day.
    Cheers, Kristy
    p/s we need a champagne here!ha...

    ReplyDelete
  12. tigerfish
    You share the same view as Angie!

    Kristy
    Yup, more or less, I seem to have a soft spot for tangy food!

    ReplyDelete
  13. yes yes, this is so refreshing and healthy!

    ReplyDelete
  14. easy and no fuss! I like!! I think every family should have a weekday maybe a friday dish like this!

    ReplyDelete
  15. This looks very very good, I've never had my vermicelli this way, the calamansi juice must have added a nice aroma :)!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Rebecca
    Simple to prepare and healthy for the body!

    Sonia
    Yes indeed!

    daphne
    Yes, I totally agree with you!

    CG
    Oh yes, it does contribute to the sweet sour aroma of the salad.

    Jay
    Thank you!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Light and refreshing! A nice change from the ones fried in a lot of oil.

    ReplyDelete
  18. pigpigscorner
    Yes, not so filling and heavy!

    ReplyDelete
  19. With right here, something like and fresh would be wonderful this is exactly what i want Yumiee

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Country style steam chicken

This is one simple recipe of  steamed chicken dish which I'm sure many bloggers have blogged before.  Tasty yet easy and quick to prepare, this dish pairs very well with steamy hot white rice.

Marble Cupcakes ~ 大理石纸杯蛋糕

Chocolate and vanilla are the best of friends and they complement extremely well with each other. This is a very easy recipe and these cuppies can be done in a pretty short time.  They are soft, moist and  with the two-tone butter frosting, they are seriously yummy!






Marble Cupcakes  ~  大理石纸杯蛋糕
Ingredients
150 gm butter150 gm caster sugar174 gm self-raising flour3 eggs50 ml milk1 tsp vanilla2.1/2 tsp cocoa/chocolate powderFrosting 80 gm butter123 gm icing sugarMethod Sift self-raising flour, set aside.In a mixing bowl, beat butter, sugar, eggs and milk till well combined.Fold in sifted flour and beat till smooth.Divide the batter into two portions.  In one portion add vanilla and in the other sift in the cocoa powder and mix till well incorporated.Spoon 1 Tbsp of vanilla batter into each cupcake liner.  Top with a spoonful of chocolate batter, alternating with vanilla batter until all batters have been used up.  Swirl the batters together lightly with a toothpick.Bake in a preheated oven @…

Puff Pastry Egg Tarts - 2 酥皮蛋撻

I took the opportunity to try my hands at making puff pastry from scratch when I was on vacation as the weather was quite cooling and I assumed that the dough wouldn't be sticky and messy to handle.
I could make both oil and water dough easily and there were no 'sweat and tears', LOL!  The pastries turned out nice and flaky and everybody gave their thumbs up for this dim sum, especially my dear grandnephew who asked for more!


Oil dough - Sieve the plain flour into a mixing bowl, add in the cold, cubed butter, mash with a fork and slowly combine to form a soft dough.  Wrap up with clingwrap and keep in the fridge for 30 mins.  (You can do this with a food processor if you wish),


Water dough - Sieve the plain flour into a mixing bowl, add in the slightly  beaten egg yolks, mix well, add ice cold water gradually,( you may not require the whole amount of water as too much water can make the pastry tough), mix well and form into a dough.  Wrap up with clingwrap and keep in the f…