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mexican lime prawn cocktail

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

Lightly steamed prawns are marinated in lime juice and served with tortilla chips. From PCC. Cook time is refrigeration time.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Steam

Ingredients For mexican lime prawn cocktail

  • 2 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1 lb
    prawns (31/40 count) peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 c
    lime juice
  • 1/2 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper. minced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1
    tomato, chopped
  • 1
    avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
  • tortilla chips, for serving

How To Make mexican lime prawn cocktail

  • 1
    Bring 1 quart salted water to a boil; add 2 tablespoons lime juice. Add prawns and bring back to a boil. Turn off the heat, pour off liquid and cover with a lid. Let prawns steam for 10 minutes off the heat. Spread out on a plate to cool completely.
  • 2
    Toss prawns with remaining 1/2 cup lime juice, cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 3
    Remove prawns from lime juice, reserving a few tablespoons. Combine prawns, onions, cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, cumin, olive oil, salt, pepper and reserved lime juice in a bowl. Transfer to martini glasses or glass bowls and serve with tomatoes, avocado slices and tortilla chips.

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