Recipe by Thermomixer http://thermomix-er.blogspot.com/2008/08/simple-shaddock-shrimp-salad.html
20 medium prawns, peeled, de-veined and cut in half lengthwise
Marinade for prawns:
2 tsps fish sauce
2 tsps light soy sauce
1 tsp sugarfreshly crushed pepper
2 Tbsp oil
1 pomelo (or 2 grapefruit)
1 Tbsp freshly chopped rau ram (Vietnamese mint) (optional)
1/2 cup coriander leaves
1/2 cup Thai basil
1 chilli, seeds removed and finely sliced
1/2 cup carrot, julienned
1/2 cup cucumber, julienned
1 Tbsp fish sauce
1 Tbsp light soy sauce
2 tsps sugar
juice of 1 lemon (or lime)freshly crushed pepper
2 Tbsps fried shallots
2 Tbsps roasted peanuts, chopped
Place the shallot in TM bowl and chop for 5 seconds on speed 7. Add remaining marinade ingredients and blend for 10 seconds on speed 4. Place prawns in ceramic or glass bowl that will fit into the Varoma, mix through the marinade and place in fridge for 15 minutes.
Peel the pomelo and segment, removing the pith & membranes and then break into small pieces.
Place the dish with prawns & marinade into the Varoma. Put 500 g water into the TM bowl and position Varoma on top. Steam the prawns for 10 minutes, or until they turn pink and are cooked, at Varoma temperature on speed 3. Once cooked, allow prawns to cool slightly in the marinade.
Combine all the salad ingredients, except for the peanuts and fried shallots, in a bowl and toss gently. Add the prawns and marinade to the salad. Toss again and serve garnished with fried shallots and peanuts.