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Grilled prawn cocktail bruschetta

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  • Nut free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free

This seasonal bruschetta is topped with cocktail sauce, crisp lettuce, grilled prawns, avocado and tarragon - a perfect combo.

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time30 minutes, + 30 mins marinating time
Four grilled prawn cocktail bruschetta


  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 24 Coles Australian Raw King Prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil
  • 1 Coles Bakery Stone Baked by Laurent Mini White Pane di Casa, cut into 12 slices
  • 2 heads baby gem lettuce, leaves separated, halved lengthways
  • 2 avocados, stoned, peeled, mashed
  • Tarragon leaves, to serve

Cocktail sauce

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) crème fraîche or sour cream
  • 1 tbs Coles Tomato Sauce
  • 3 tsp finely chopped tarragon
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced

Nutritional information

Per serve: Energy: 1254kJ/300 Cals (14%), Protein: 11g (22%), Fat: 22g (31%), Sat fat: 5g (21%), Carb: 14g (5%), Sugar: 2g (2%), Fibre: 2g (7%), Sodium: 467mg (%).

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  1. Step 1

    Crush 2 garlic cloves. Place the prawns, crushed garlic, chilli flakes, lemon zest and 2 tbs oil in a medium bowl. Toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 30 mins to develop the flavours.
  2. Step 2

    To make the cocktail sauce, combine the mayonnaise, crème fraîche or sour cream, tomato sauce, tarragon, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco sauce, lemon rind and lemon juice in a small bowl. Season.
  3. Step 3

    Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill on high. Brush both sides of the bread with ⅓ cup (80ml) oil. Season. Cook for 2 mins each side or until toasted. Cut the remaining garlic clove in half and rub over the toasts.
  4. Step 4

    Drizzle prawns with the remaining oil and season. Cook for 1-2 mins each side or until cooked through.
  5. Step 5

    Spread some of the cocktail sauce over the toasts. Top with lettuce, avocado and prawns. Drizzle with the remaining cocktail sauce and sprinkle with tarragon to serve.