bitter Melon salad with Prawn

bitter Melon salad with Prawn

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Bitter Melon  salad  with prawn  

Ingredients - Serves 4

Sweet and sour Kumquat dressing

  • 4 tablespoons of kumquat juice (“nước tắc”)
  • 4 tablespoons of sugar
  • 4 tbsp Nuoc Mam (fish sauce)
  • 2 teaspoons of minced garlic (“tỏi”)
  • 4 teaspoons of minced red long chili (medium spicy)


  • 150gr sliced bitter melon
  • 50 g onion cut in Julienne (“hành tây”)
  • 120 g carrot cut in fancy Julienne
  • 5pcs cooked prawn and butterfly
  • 10 vietnamese basil leaves
  • All different kinds of Mints 50leaves
  • 20 g of fried sliced garlic (“tỏi”)
  • 40 g of fried shallots (“hành tím”)
  • 40 g of roasted peanuts



  • In a bowl add Kumquat juice, sugar and fish sauce. Whisk until the sugar is completely dissolved
  • Then add about 2 teaspoons of garlic and 3 to 4 teaspoons of chopped chili. Taste it first, and adjust with salt, chili as your convenience. (If the taste is too strong add 1 tablespoon of water).


  • Use knife to sliced thin bitter melon  then  soaked in salt ice water in 10 minutes then remove all the water out
  • Add all the salad and meat above into the bowl
  • Add the salad dressing and toss gently.
  • Arrange the salad on a serving plate. Sprinkle with the crushed peanuts, fried shallots and garlic and serve immediately.