Prawn Cocktail

    10 mins

    Classic prawn cocktail with a mayo, lemon sauce. Great for entertaining!

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 crisp lettuce
    • 200g shelled prawns
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • Sauce
    • 100g mayonnaise
    • 20g tomato ketchup
    • 2 tablespoons Worcester sauce (to taste)
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • Garnish
    • 1 lemon
    • 4 whole prawns
    • 1 teaspoon paprika

    Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Cut up the lettuce into small pieces and place in four bowls or small plates.
    2. Season the shelled prawns with salt and pepper and place on the bed of lettuce.
    3. Drizzle two tablespoons of lemon juice over the prawns and lettuce.
    4. For the sauce: Mix together the mayonnaise, the tomato ketchup, the Worcester sauce and the remaining lemon juice. Add more tomato ketchup and Worcester sauce to taste. Pour the sauce over the prawns.
    5. Cut the lemon into 4 segments and use to garnish the dish. Place 1 whole prawn on top of each dish. Sprinkle a small amount of paprika to finish.

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    Reviews in English (5)


    nice  -  14 Nov 2010  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


     -  21 Feb 2013  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    This is an old classic recipe that I often had in my fav., restaurant 40 years ago. Will be making this for starters Xmas day lunch. Thanks.  -  12 Dec 2014  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)