Pear, Avocado and Fresh Herb Salad

Prep Time20 minsTotal Time20 mins
Serves4 Servings
Category, , , , DifficultyBeginner
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Ingredients

Salad
2 pears, cored and sliced
1 avocado, diced
½ lime
300 g cooked shelled prawns, chopped into chunks
½ cup each chopped mint, Thai Basil and fresh coriander
2 spring onion, sliced
100 g glass noodles, soaked or cooked according to directions
Ginger Vinaigerette
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp olive or vegetable oil
1 tsp fish sauce
Few drops sesame oil
1 tsp finely grated ginger
12 tsp sweet chili sauce, to taste
2 tsp sesame seeds

Method

1

Place the pear and avocado in bowl and cover with lime juice to prevent browning

2

Place all the remaining salad ingredients in a large bowl, and just before serving, add the pears and avocado

3

To make the dressing, combine all ingredients except the sesame seeds and whisk well. Taste and season with salt, or add more chili sauce if desired

4

In a small pan toast the sesame seeds until just starting to become golden. Remove from heat and add the remaining vinaigrette ingredients. Allow to cool a few minutes then toss through the salad

Ingredients

Salad
 2 pears, cored and sliced
 1 avocado, diced
 ½ lime
 300 g cooked shelled prawns, chopped into chunks
 ½ cup each chopped mint, Thai Basil and fresh coriander
 2 spring onion, sliced
 100 g glass noodles, soaked or cooked according to directions
Ginger Vinaigerette
 1 tbsp lime juice
 1 tbsp olive or vegetable oil
 1 tsp fish sauce
 Few drops sesame oil
 1 tsp finely grated ginger
 12 tsp sweet chili sauce, to taste
 2 tsp sesame seeds

Directions

1

Place the pear and avocado in bowl and cover with lime juice to prevent browning

2

Place all the remaining salad ingredients in a large bowl, and just before serving, add the pears and avocado

3

To make the dressing, combine all ingredients except the sesame seeds and whisk well. Taste and season with salt, or add more chili sauce if desired

4

In a small pan toast the sesame seeds until just starting to become golden. Remove from heat and add the remaining vinaigrette ingredients. Allow to cool a few minutes then toss through the salad

Pear, Avocado and Fresh Herb Salad

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