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Khanh Ong's classic prawn cocktail

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Kick off your feast with this classic prawn cocktail recipe. It’s ready to serve in just 10 minutes.

  • Serves8
  • Prep time10 minutes
Two glasses of prawn cocktails with avocado and dill

Ingredients

  • 30 cooked tiger prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  • 1 avocado, stoned, peeled chopped
  • 16 baby cos leaves
  • 8 lemon wedges
  • Cayenne pepper, to garnish

Marie Rose cocktail sauce

  • 250g whole-egg mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs tomato sauce
  • 2 tbs finely chopped dill
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp brandy (optional)
  • 1-2 drops Tabasco sauce
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper

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Method

  1. Step 1

    To make the Marie Rose cocktail sauce, combine the mayonnaise, tomato sauce, dill, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, brandy, if using, Tabasco sauce, salt and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.
  2. Step 2

    Coarsely chop 6 prawns. Place in a bowl with avocado. Add 1/4 cup (60ml) cocktail sauce and stir until well combined.

  3. Step 3

    Divide the avocado mixture among 8 cocktail glasses. Add 2 baby cos leaves to each glass. Drizzle lettuce with another 1/4 cup (60ml) cocktail sauce.

  4. Step 4

    Place 3 prawns on the rim of each glass and add 1 lemon wedge. Lightly dust with cayenne pepper to serve.

    Tip: Store the remaining Marie Rose cocktail sauce, covered, in the fridge for up to 1 week.



Khanh Ong's classic prawn cocktail

Khanh Ong's classic prawn cocktail
  • Serves8
  • Prep time10 minutes
Ingredients
  • 30 cooked tiger prawns, peeled leaving tails intact, deveined
  • 1 avocado, stoned, peeled chopped
  • 16 baby cos leaves
  • 8 lemon wedges
  • Cayenne pepper, to garnish

Marie Rose cocktail sauce

  • 250g whole-egg mayonnaise
  • 2 tbs tomato sauce
  • 2 tbs finely chopped dill
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp brandy (optional)
  • 1-2 drops Tabasco sauce
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
    Description

    Kick off your feast with this classic prawn cocktail recipe. It’s ready to serve in just 10 minutes.

    Method
    1. Step 1

      To make the Marie Rose cocktail sauce, combine the mayonnaise, tomato sauce, dill, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, brandy, if using, Tabasco sauce, salt and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.
    2. Step 2

      Coarsely chop 6 prawns. Place in a bowl with avocado. Add 1/4 cup (60ml) cocktail sauce and stir until well combined.

    3. Step 3

      Divide the avocado mixture among 8 cocktail glasses. Add 2 baby cos leaves to each glass. Drizzle lettuce with another 1/4 cup (60ml) cocktail sauce.

    4. Step 4

      Place 3 prawns on the rim of each glass and add 1 lemon wedge. Lightly dust with cayenne pepper to serve.

      Tip: Store the remaining Marie Rose cocktail sauce, covered, in the fridge for up to 1 week.