Zesty prawn sandwiches

Zesty prawn sandwiches


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About this recipe: These sandwiches are perfect for lunch or a snack. Lime-marinated prawns are sandwiched between lime-mayonnaise slathered bread.


Serves: 4 

  • 24 raw prawns, shelled and deveined
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 limes, zested and juiced
  • 1 bunch coriander
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 10 slices good quality white bread

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Marinate the prawns in half the lime juice and olive oil for 1 hour.
  2. Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise, lime zest and the rest of the lime juice in a bowl; stir well.
  3. Chop the coriander being careful not to bruise it.
  4. Cook the prawns lightly in a frying pan with some olive oil and the marinade until they have just curled.
  5. Spread both the top and bottom slices of bread with the lime/mayonnaise mixture, then add prawns and a few coriander leaves. Slice crusts off for presentation and transfer to a serving plate.

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