Seared Prawns With Mango Salsa and Vanilla

Recipe by: Carlo Jacinto Miquel
Ingredients: Serve 4
12 large prawn

Vanila beans, salt coriander sprigs

  • Peel and devein prawns. Leaving the tails intact. Store in refregerator until ready to use
  • Meanwhile, do the dressing and the salsa
  • Sear prawns over high heat until just cooked (do not overcook)
  • Spoon salsa on the ase of 4 bowls, or shot glasses dividing equally.
  • Drizzle dressing around and over the prawns and salsa. If desired, garnish with vanilla beans, salt and coriander spring.

Dressing Ingridents:
3 fresh vanila pods
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
Seared Prawns With Mango Salsa and Vanilla
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar to taste
1 tablespoon cream sea salt, to taste

  • Split vanilla pods and scrape beans into olive oil. Infuse over low heat for 30 minutes. Let cool ans set aside. Place vinegar in a mixing bowl and slowly drizzle in oil while whisking.
  • When all the oil has been incorporated, whisk in cream and season with sea salt. Consistency should resemble a thin soup.

Salsa Ingredients:
1 small bunch coriander
3 springs vietnamese mint
2 large mangoes
1small red onion
2 small chilies, seeds removed sea salt, to taste

  • Chop coriander and vietnamese mint finely.
  • Dice mangoes, red onion and chilies finely.
  • Mix all in a bowl and moisten with 3 tablespoons of the dressing. Season with sea salt.

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