Easy prawn cocktail

Easy prawn cocktail


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About this recipe: A classic recipe in our house! This usually features as our Christmas starter. I like to serve it in a glass bowl.

Mrs. Mary Hunt

Serves: 4 

  • 225g shelled prawns (keep 4 prawns for garnish)
  • 8 level tablespoons tomato ketchup or chutney
  • ¼ pint double cream or mayonnaise
  • 1 level dessertspoon horseradish
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce or a few drops Tabasco
  • A squeeze of lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons finely shredded lettuce, such as iceberg or gem
  • 4 thin slices of lemon

Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the prawns (reserving 4 for as a garnish), ketchup, cream, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce lemon juice and shredded lettuce.
  2. Place mixture in a glass serving dish, garnish with the prawns and lemon slices. Chill slightly before serving.

Serving suggestion:

If you prefer to serve it as individual portions - arrange equal amounts of the shredded lettuce into 4 glasses or bowls. Top with the creamy prawn mixture and garnish with lemon.

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I love Italian food but I like this a lot - 28 Dec 2013

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