A simple recipe for the perfect prawn cocktail

Classic prawn cocktail

Ingredients Instructions
  • 400g cooked, peeled king prawns
  • 2-3 little gem lettuce, shredded
  • 6 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce and/or Tobasco, according to preference
  • Ground black pepper
  • Smoked paprika and fresh dill, to garnish
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, ketchup, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco, if using. Season well with black pepper.
  • Add the prawns and stir well to coat thoroughly.
  • Arrange the shredded lettuce on the plates and divide the prawn mixture evenly.
  • Garnish the prawns with a pinch of smoked paprika and a spring of fresh dill.

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