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These delicious canapés are an entertainer’s dream, perfect for a side or small bite.

You can save time and prep these in advance as the diced GreenSkin®️ Avocado won’t go brown.

Serves 3-4 (makes 8 lettuce cups)

25 minutes


  • 8 baby cos lettuce leaves, rinsed
  • 2 GreenSkin®️ Avocados, cubed
  • 16 cooked prawns, shelled
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 60g vermicelli noodles
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
  • 1 long red chili, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp peanuts, roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried shallots
  • 1 lime, sliced into wedges

Peanut dressing:

  • 2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 1 fresh lime, juiced
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger


Peanut dressing:

  • Combine all of the dressing ingredients into a small jar, place the lid on and shake well. Depending on the type of peanut butter being used, if it’s too thick add a little extra lime juice or mirin.

Lettuce cups:

  • Cook the vermicelli noodles according to packet instructions. Drain and add to a large mixing bowl.
  • Combine in the mixing bowl the shredded carrot, thinly sliced cucumber, prawns, bean sprouts, thinly sliced chilli, as well as the mint and coriander leaves.
  • Divide the mixture between the 8 lettuce cups.
  • Add the cubed avocado, dividing equally between the lettuce cups.
  • Sprinkle over with the roughly chopped peanuts and dried shallots.
  • Serve with the lime wedges and the peanut dressing on the side.