Prawn Cocktail

Lynn Clay


It's famous the world over, but Australia really embraced the prawn cocktail as its own in the 1970s. It was almost the beginning of fine dining, Aussie style. This used the traditional Rose Marie sauce.


★★★★★ 1 vote

3 ounces per serving, approx 6 servings
10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 lb
    fresh cooked prawns already peeled, and deveined
  • 2 1/2 c
    iceberg lettuce , finely sliced
  • ·
    lemon wedges
  • ·
    fresh parsley, finely chopped

  • 2/3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    freshly grated horseradish
  • ·
    tabasco sauce, to taste
  • pinch
    cayenne pepper

How to Make Prawn Cocktail


  1. Check to make sure prawns are completely peeled and deveined.
  2. Mix together sauce ingredients in a bowl large enough for all the shrimp.
  3. Toss prawns with sauce.
  4. Put a small bit of lettuce in martini glass first.
  5. Next put in prawns. Finish up with lemon and parsley..

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About Prawn Cocktail

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Australian

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