Xmas Prawn Cocktail

Recipe by FRESH

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Xmas Prawn Cocktail

Prep time 15 minutes

Cook time 10 minutes

Serve 6-8



2 cups raw prawns

Some large tiger prawns for garnish  

Avocado Oil

1 tsp Chilli Flakes

1 large ripe avocado, halved, stone removed, diced
1 lemon cut into wedges
A handful of mint, chopped  
A handful of parsley, chopped

For the cocktail sauce:
⅓ cup mayonnaise
⅓ cup Sour Cream
2 tbsp tomato sauce
1/2 tsp smoked paprika


  1. Separate the leaves of the little gem lettuce, wipe clean. Arrange on serving platter.

  2. Cook small prawns in boiling water for 2-3 minutes until completely pink and cooked through. Set aside to cool.

  3. Mix all the cocktail sauce ingredients together, season.

  4. Combine the cooked prawns, cocktail sauce and herbs in a bowl. Stir gently to combine.

  5. Over a high heat in a fry pan drizzle some avocado oil and fry off the large tiger prawns with pinch of chilli flakes until pink and caramelised - around 3-5 minutes.

  6. Top each lettuce cup with a spoonful of prawn cocktail mixture, sliced avocado, a chilli tiger prawn and a sprinkle of extra herbs. Serve with lemon wedges and devour!