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Prawn Cocktail

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Delicious prawn cocktail to perk up a special meal.

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Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 16-20 minutes

Servings : 4

Prawn Cocktail

Main Ingredients

Prawns (kolambi/jhinga), Tomato ketchup

Cuisine

Fusion

Course

Starter

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Ingredients

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga)
    24 medium
  • Tomato ketchup
    2 tablespoons
  • Egg boiled
    1
  • Mayonnaise
    1 cup
  • Tabasco sauce
    1 teaspoon
  • Brandy
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Lettuce shredded
    1 cup
  • Fresh parsley
    a few sprigs
  • Lemon cut into wedges
    for garnish

Method

Step 1


Wash and cook prawns with shells in sufficient salted boiling water for two minutes. Drain, refresh, peel and devien the prawns.

Step 2


Boil egg in sufficient boiling water for eight to ten minutes. Drain, cool, peel and cut into thick wedges.

Step 3


Combine the mayonnaise, tomato ketchup, Tabasco sauce and brandy in a bowl. Add the prawns to the mayonnaise and mix gently.

Step 4


Divide this mixture into four portions. Divide the shredded lettuce into four individual cocktail glasses and top it up with a portion of the prawn mixture each.

Step 5


Place a wedge of boiled egg on top of the prawn mixture resting it on the rim. Garnish with a sprig of parsley and a lemon wedge and serve chilled.

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