Butter lettuces are tender and mild, with the sweeter leaves at the centre. Butterheads stand up well with spicy Asian flavours like this spicy shrimp salad with grapefruit and sesame seeds.
Peel the grapefruit, cut into cubes and set aside.
Peel the onion, cut into thin slices and fry in a pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil for about 3 minutes.
Add the spices, 50ml of water and continue cooking until the water is absorbed.
Increase the heat and add the prawns.Sauté for about 1-2 minutes add the rice vinegar and continue cooking for another 2 minutes.
Prepare the dressing by mixing 3 tablespoons of (extra virgin) olive oil, 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.
Mix the lettuce, shrimp and grapefruit in a salad bowl. Season with vinaigrette and sprinkle with sesame seeds.