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prawn cocktail

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a recipe by
Lynn Clay
Portland, OR

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
serves 3 ounces per serving, approx 6 servings
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For prawn cocktail

  • 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..