Simply Scrumptious Prawn Cocktail

Pudding
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Introduction

​​Nothing new here just a traditional prawn cocktail it has been popular since the ‘60’s and still being enjoyed so why change it!

Oven temperature

N/A

Steps

  1. Drain all juice from prawns lay them on some kitchen paper to dry out

  2. Squeeze juice from half lemon – keep the other half to slice for garnish.

  3. Make the sauce by mixing together mayonnaise, tomato ketchup, double cream, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and a pinch of paprika.

  4. Taste and add seasoning to taste

  5. Mix prawns into the sauce (keep a few back to garnish the cocktails)

  6. Shred lettuce leaves and peel and slice the avocado.

  7. Either layer the lettuce, prawn mixture & avocado in a cocktail glass or ring the changes and serve in a complete lettuce leaf.

  8. Garnish with paprika, prawns and lemon wedges.

Cooks tips

This is such an easy starter I make the sauce a little in advance then just assemble a little before you are going to eat so the prawns take on some of the sauce flavour.

Serve with

Just enjoy it as it is

Wine pairing

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Ingredients

  • 500g Jumbo King Prawns

  • 150g mayonnaise

  • 50g tomato ketchup

  • 50g double cream

  • 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce

  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika

  • 2 Lemons

  • Seasonings

  • 1 Avocado

  • Little Gem Lettuce



Simply Scrumptious Prawn Cocktail

30 mins

4 -6

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