Prawn Cocktails with Smoky Mayonnaise
The combination of the prawns with the avocado, and the salad underneath, topped with the smoky mayonnaise is to die for.
Layer it all in a cocktail glass and you have a beautiful appetizer for any party or holiday dinner.
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- 1 1/2 tsp
- smoked paprika
- 1 1/2 tsp
- smoked or regular sea salt
- ripe avocados, cut into 1cm pieces
- 2 Tbsp
- olive oil
- head of iceberg lettuce, finely shredded
- peeled cooked prawns (about 2lbs)
- 3 tsp
- fresh lemon juice
- 2 medium
- cucumbers, peeled, halved, seeds removed. and finely chopped
- green onions, thinly sliced on an angle
- 1 1/4 c
- hellmanns mayonnaise
1Combine the lemon juice, smoked paprika, mayonnaise, and 1 1/2 teaspoon smoked salt in a bowl. Cover and chill until serving.
2Season prawns with the some salt and some pepper, then set aside.
3Toss avocado with olive oil and season with sea salt and black pepper. Set aside.
4Divide the iceberg lettuce among 8 serving glasses.
5Top with cucumber, avocado and most of the spring onion.
6Put the prawns on top and finish with a big dollop of the smoky mayonnaise.
7Sprinkle prawns with remaining onion and some smoked paprika and serve.
8Great for salad or appetizer.