deconstructing the 70’s: the prawn cocktail

Some nights you just want a light dinner – a little bit of protein and a lot of fresh taste. And you want it in 5 minutes from now. Enter the prawn cocktail – but not all fiddle-fussy like you know it. This is the prawn cocktail 2010′s style. Deconstructed. Chunky. Real.

prawn cocktail dinner

On each plate, place:
A wedge of lettuce (either iceberg or ½ a baby cos)
Avocado, sliced chunky
Prawns, peeled, with tails on
a sprinkle of chives

Dressing*:
2 tbsp whole egg mayonnaise
½ lemon, juiced
pinch of caster sugar

Whisk dressing to combine and drizzle over the above.

* For a more traditional dressing, add ½ tbsp tomato sauce.

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4 thoughts on “deconstructing the 70’s: the prawn cocktail

  1. Pingback: Tasty Thursday. 70′s Throwback to Marie Rose « The Daily Drift

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